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Re: [ITP] chere
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Dave <d_inabox at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 13:10:48 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: [ITP] chere
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- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Dave wrote:
> Igor wrote:
> > On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > > On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 08:09:48PM +0200, Reini Urban wrote:
> > > >Dave schrieb:
> > > >>Recent traffic in the main mailing list indicated a package to manage
> > > >>Cygwin Prompt Here functionality would be appreciated.
> > > >>
> > > >>I propose contributing (and maintaining) a shell script to do this.
> > > >>See the attached script for my initial version. It works as advertised
> > > >>on my W2K box, installing and uninstalling a Bash/Rxvt context menu.
> > > >
> > > >Cannot you think of a better name than "chere"?
> > >
> > > I sort of like the whimsicalness of "chere". The summary description
> > > should make it clear what it does.
> > FWIW, me too. As in "Elle est très _chère_ aux coeurs de la communauté
> > d'utilisateurs de Cygwin". :-D
> > Igor
> I'm subscribed by digest, and suspect this has broken threading... (I'll
> figure this out eventually)
You can use the web archives to read the list. The web archives have very
> OK, I've already got a few fixes to the script. I'll add a -h hint to
> the Error messages as Reini suggested.
> As to the name, I'm really not bothered. If it is more useful to have a
> descriptive name, I'll switch. But I like the fact that there are a
> multitude of different ways you could conceivably pronounce it :)
> In the meantime, I've verified that cmd, zsh, tcsh, bash and ash shells
> start in the appropriate directory with rxvt. My cygwin install is 2+
> years old at home, so I haven't been able to check pdksh or xterm.
FYI, pdksh should be equivalent to ash, and xterm's -e flag has the same
syntax as rxvt's. It should just work.
> At the moment I'm a web pauper without any webspace; but I'm moving
> shortly and the situation should be improving. Hopefully be able to post
> an appropriate package early next week.
Given that you're on Yahoo, have you looked at either Geocities or the
Yahoo briefcase (if you're a premium member)? I've also seen people post
to the misc.test newsgroup, and give Google groups links to messages
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