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Re: [PATCH: perl@7674] updates to README.os390

From:
Jarkko Hietaniemi
Date:
November 14, 2000 19:20
Subject:
Re: [PATCH: perl@7674] updates to README.os390
Message ID:
20001114212002.D28162@chaos.wustl.edu
On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 06:59:15PM -0800, Prymmer/Kahn wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 09:20:20AM -0800, Prymmer/Kahn wrote:
> > > 
> > > I note that on page xxiv of the preface to B<Programming Perl, 3rd Ed.>
> > > that these README.platform files are referred to as INSTALL.platform
> > > files.  While the following patch does not affect such a large name change
> > 
> > Awwww.  I might ask Larry to have erratum saying that what he really
> > meant is README.platform.
> 
> Actually I thought that it cut through the problem with README.vms versus
> vms/perlvms.pod quite nicely since it gets to be more explicit about what
> is supposed to go in the file.  You could `mv README.vms INSTALL.vms` and
> it would be just fine, whereas there'd be more of splitting into
> components bit of the README.win32 file I'd think.

These days we have 23 platform-specific READMEs.  <groan>

> Peter Prymmer
> 

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