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Re: best practices's

From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: best practices's
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 14:45:14 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> GNU 'hello' is supposed to be a canonical example of this sort of
> thing, but it hasn't been released in some time.  I'll CC: this
> message to its maintainer to see what's up.

Here is the latest pre-release:

but the mentioned *utils packages are more up-to-date concerning the GNU

> While we're on the subject, GNU hello should have a new option:
>   @item -u
>   Has no effect and does not start Word.
> This is for compatibility with Microsoft Word, which has the identical
> option.

Yes, that's an important issue since we all are concerned about
compatibility!  Elvis already approved this feature and it was me who
added it to the to-do file.  I fear it's too late to add a new feature
now since the pre-release cycle already started.

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