>>>> In message <200001242248.XAA02070@...>
>>>> On the subject of "Re: [clisp-devel] Preparing release"
>>>> Sent on Mon Jan 24 17:57:09 EST 2000
>>>> Honorable Bruno Haible <haible@...> writes:
>> Sam writes:
>> > BTW, are we gonna ever drop oldreadline and oldoldreadline?
>> Just after the release, I intend to drop the DOS and OS/2
>> ports. This includes dropping oldreadline and oldoldreadline. It
>> will make possible to generate a better Win32 makefile.
clisp is the only CL for dos. I would be sorry if it were gone. OTOH,
if you want lisp, you probably already have a better os!
I thought os/2 supported win32. was I wrong?
does dropping os/2 imply dropping rexx?
>> > And what came out of the discussion with Chet about Bruno's patches? did
>> > he take enough for CLISP to use his libreadline?
>> In his response (May 1999) he told us that he would take 15 out of
>> the 20 patches.
yeah, I remember that.
>> Well, he lied a bit: He rejected 2 or 3 among the 15
>> without comments.
did you try to remind him? maybe he just forgot?
>> But anyway, the essentials are included, and the
>> diffs are significantly reduced.
great, so can we now use the libreadline that comes with linux?
>> Only one important patch/feature remains: the blinking time for
>> parenthesis matching is too short in his version.
did you contact him about it?
Sam Steingold (http://www.podval.org/~sds)
Micros**t is not the answer. Micros**t is a question, and the answer is Linux,
(http://www.linux.org) the choice of the GNU (http://www.gnu.org) generation.
Why use Windows, when there are Doors?