Proposal: tetrix

Igor Pechtchanski
Wed Sep 10 16:09:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Andrew B. Clegg wrote:

> I'd like to propose adding tetrix (ESR's seminal curses-based version of
> Tetris) to the games section, because I like to see Cygwin being utilised
> for serious, heavyweight open-source development projects ;-)

Darn!  And here I was about to propose "angband"... :-D

> But seriously... I'd like to get the hang of creating and contributing
> packages before I get my teeth into something more substantial -- e.g.
> I've compiled cdrtools for Cygwin and would like to maintain it as a
> package, but I want some experience of packaging something trivial
> before starting on something that large and complex.
> Is this a really silly idea? Or can I go ahead and start packaging it up?
> Cheers,
> Andrew.

FWIW, I'd vote for it.  We need to show Windows-bound people that Unix can
be fun, too.
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