Moving on

Andy ac_ml at backslash.co.uk
Tue Jun 12 20:49:09 PDT 2001


Ok, one of us has to change our name :)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy" <atark at thepipeline.net>
To: <alfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2001 6:49 PM
Subject: Re: Moving on


> Yes, It happens to everyone.
>
> A couple of comments/questions, forgive me if I've missed something but
I've
> been out of touch for a while.
>
> Has the syntax been finalized?  If not I had some ideas for changes...
Last
> falll/winter I was playing with my own versions of the profiles and came
up
> with some ideas to make them less bulky.
>
> I say let everyone code up a frontend/backend in whatever language they
like
> and let the best man/code win.  You can forever discuss the merits of one
> language over the other, just do it.  I was using my own simpler (but far
> less complete) perl fe/be before I dropped out of it for a while.  Once
you
> actually start it's not brain surgery.
>
> FYI, I would try and help support a C version of ALFS.  Only because that
is
> what I am most comfortable with.  There is a lot less text processing than
> one may think here.  I believe the expat library does all the hard stuff.
>
> --Andy
> atark at thepipeline.net
>
>
> On Tuesday 12 June 2001 10:09 pm, you wrote:
> > Yo,
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 07:27:09PM -0700, Corey Cox wrote:
> > > I'd like to apologize for this, many months ago I volunteered to come
up
> > > with this document - and I even made some progress.  But unfortunately
my
> > > real work, graduate student, got in the way.  I have made some
progress
> > > and I would like to _try_ and help if someone takes up the project.
I'd
> > > like to do it myself - but I just can't commit the time.
> >
> > Hey, no worries dude.. we have all made promises we haven't been able to
> > keep, there isn't a single person that was active in ALFS development
> > that was not struck by this.
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