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Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 18:10:24 -0500
From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
To: DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com>
Cc: khan AT nanotech DOT wisc DOT edu, cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
Subject: Re: Maintainers wanted
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In-Reply-To: <199911182235.RAA10732@envy.delorie.com>; from dj@delorie.com on Thu, Nov 18, 1999 at 05:35:36PM -0500

On Thu, Nov 18, 1999 at 05:35:36PM -0500, DJ Delorie wrote:
>> New GNU packages that should probably be there -- groff.
>
>I'd bundle this with man, since man relies heavily on it.
>
>> Yes, please. I'm tired of using beta software ;-)
>
>Picky, picky, picky.  ;-)
>
>Back when I was working on DJGPP V2.0 and it was still in *alpha*,
>ARDI was using the *alpha* djgpp to build their *beta* version of
>Executor V2.0.  That version was still more stable than the Executor
>1.0 they were shipping.
>
>I think Cygnus called it "beta" simply to remind people that it was
>unsupported.  Starting with 1.1.0, we'll just have to be more careful
>about telling people what's supported (even middle numbers, which will
>probably be our commercial offerings) and what's not supported (odd
>middle numbers, for the net releases).
>
>Assuming marketing lets us get away with it, of course.

Shhhhhh...

cgf

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