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Re: Better mousetrap ^W Makefile

Joshua N Pritikin
May 1, 2000 10:05
Re: Better mousetrap ^W Makefile
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On Mon, May 01, 2000 at 12:29:52PM -0400, wrote:
> 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, 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.


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