2nd summary (was Re: [HEADSUP] ALL Maintainers, please reply.)

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Tue Sep 27 00:57:00 GMT 2005

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

>>Since ncurses is in category Base, perhaps we should drop the clear package
>>from the distribution, and allow ncurses clear to take the place of this
>>It looks like the standalone clear might have been a temporary workaround,
>>before ncurses was ported.
> If by dropping you mean "obsolete" -- I agree.  Release a new, empty
> "clear", in the "Obsolete" category, and at the same time rename "clearn"
> from ncurses to "clear"...  Chuck, what do you think?
> 	Igor

Fine by me (as stated in my earlier message.  I gotta start reading the 
list last-first...)  I'd like to get a go-ahead from 
cgf/Corinna/existing-clear-package-maintainer first, tho.


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