new package: mined text editor
Thu Feb 10 21:02:00 GMT 2005

Gerrit P. Haase wrote:

> wrote:
> > I have released version 2000.10 of my editor mined.
> > I had proposed it as a cygwin package last year and got the votes 
> > and a package review. This is a new version and I suppose the package 
> > should be alright now.
> > 
> > The setup.hint file and the binary and source packages are available 
> > for download from the directory
> >
> > 
> > The setup.hint file is also shown below.
> GTG from my point of view.

> Some notes:
> Packaging looks ok.  Program is running.  Since I don't know mined
> I cannot say if it is working as expected however.
> The setup.hint ldesc is somewhat long, it is a 'hint' and I think
> there is no need to include the full README here.
The source archive contains a README (installed as 
/usr/share/doc/mined/README) and a README.cygwin (installed as 
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/mined.README) which contain different kind 
of information.
It also contains doc/overview.html from which the ldesc is 
automatically generated.
I admit it's somewhat long but it actually just lists the highlights 
of mined features. I understood setup.hint to also provide hints 
for users to decide whether the package is useful for them (I recall 
a mail saying that setup.exe should eventually display this information 
but unfortunately doesn't yet).
If you don't mind, I would prefer to leave it as is now, and 
to revise it for the next release if other people complain about its 
length, too.

> Source compiles ok.
> Could you also post a link to the initial thread with the votes
> and review, please (I cannot remember right now and I'm lazy...)?
Vote and review:

If I remember correctly, I would have to wait until the package 
shows up in the distribution (being uploaded by you or some other 
kind maintainer) and then send a message to cygwin-announce, right?

Thanks and kind regards,
Thomas Wolff

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