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Re: Better mousetrap ^W Makefile

From:
Bennett Todd
Date:
May 1, 2000 09:32
Subject:
Re: Better mousetrap ^W Makefile
Message ID:
20000501122952.K2862@rahul.net
2000-04-30-01:18:25 Chip Salzenberg:
> And now for something completely different: I've asked Adam Turoff
> to look at Cons, getting entirely away from the whole 'makefile'
> thing.

Is Cons alive?

I didn't find anything on freshmeat or search.cpan.org, and when
I went to the referenced debian site, I found a ".orig" tarball
(sometimes I'm _REALLY_ glad I don't have anything to do with
Debian), with file timestamps in November of 1996, with a perl
script completely undocumented except for a usage message (no pod,
even) and a postscript file created with Framemaker. The CHANGES
file documents work from August 24, 1996 through November 12,
1996. None of this inspires confidence.

I'll try and give that doc a read, but this really looks like one of
the projects that didn't survive its initial moments.

-Bennett



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