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Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 19:35:38 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: /setup.html please read - feedback desired
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On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 10:58:43AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>On Sat, 2001-11-03 at 03:54, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 10:24:36PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> >I've added in some guidelines on making packages and submitting them for
>> >inclusion to http://www.cygwin.com/setup.html.
>> >
>> >Please read, and if I've got anything wrong, let me know! I've had to
>> >make some of it up from unwritten rules, so there is a good chance I've
>> >gotten bits wrong.
>> Ah.  Should have read further.  This is what I wanted to see, actually.
>> I think the name "setup.html" may be a little misleading, though.  Shouldn't
>> it be "cygwin-apps.html" or something now?
>Possibly. However everything is done via setup.exe.... I anticipate at
>some point we will have too much info and need multiple pages. Until
>then I propose following the least change principle.

>> What "would be nice" and what I've asked for before is some kine of nifty
>> upload page that did this automatically and allowed you to specify a
>> cygwin-announce message as well.  Or, a command-line utility for doing
>> this.
>Yeah, BUT :}. You still need the uploaders to have an account of some
>sort, or at least be able to determine their identity.

Yep.  But an account with very limited access.


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