Ghostscript 6.51 release (was Re: Package maintainer release procedures)
Sat Jul 7 00:19:00 GMT 2001
>>>>> "Chris" == Christopher Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Chris> Right. If you give me a URL so that I can download your
Chris> tar balls, I will do that.
Actually, just before I got your e-mail, Chuck Wilson offered to put
them on sourceware; he mentioned that you'd be on vacation, and I was
trying to avoid taking up your time before you left. I know how tough
it can be to "escape" from the office right before vacation :-)
Chris> Until I set up some kind of cgi script for submitting these
Chris> things, I think that I would like to be the funnel for
Chris> these requests for the time being. Although any cygwin
Chris> developer can substitute in a pinch.
OK, I'll keep in this mind for any future releases. Then again, the
release I just made is perfect, no bugs to be found, so I'll never
have to release it again ;-)
Chris> Unfortunately, I have been the only email moderator for
Chris> cygwin-announce. I've just given Corinna this awesome
Chris> power, though. I hope that she is ready for this ponderous
I'll be posting an announcement on cygwin-announce tomorrow (too tired
Chris> If you send this to me and don't see any activity for a
Chris> while, that means I'm probably gone to the sunny shores of
Chris> Cape Cod for two weeks. So, feel free to send it to any
Chris> cygwin developer who volunteers.
Good for you! Make sure you leave the cell phone, pager, and Palm
>>>>> "Chuck" =="Charles S. Wilson" <email@example.com> writes:
Chuck> As far as composition, some contributors are fairly
Chuck> sparse, leaving documentation to the README files; others
Chuck> (like me) prefer to put lots of info in the announcement to
Chuck> cut down on mailing list traffic from those who will read
Chuck> the ann. but not the README. (I think "my side" has been
Chuck> winning points lately vis a vis the "cron" package...)
Chris> Or, like me, you could be sparse in both the announcement
Chris> and the REAME...
I think I'll try Chuck's approach, hoping it might preempt a flood of
Thanks so much for your help, and have a good time on your vacation!
Dario Alcocer -- Sr. Software Developer, Helix Digital Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org -- http://www.helixdigital.com
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