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From:
Nicholas Clark
Date:
February 28, 2004 07:15
Subject:
Re: switch from byacc to bison
Message ID:
20040228151516.GQ46380@plum.flirble.org
On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 11:17:05PM +0000, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 11:39:32AM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > But thinking about merging it, I ask myself "Is it binary compatible?"
> > and I don't think I can answer this myself.
> 
> Another consideration that has just occured to me (and relevant to 5.9.1
> too), is that I haven't had any feedback yet (good or bad) from EDCDIC
> users; since I wrote the code 'blind' to handle that side of things, it
> would be nice to know that it works before it gets into the wild.

OK. This makes me wonder whether I wait until a blead snapshot (or the 5.9.1
release) on the assumption that it will be easier to get someone to test
EDCDIC from a tarball than by rsyncing.

I'm going to did through Jarkko's contact list to see who might be able
to test.

Nicholas Clark

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