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Re: NEWS entries -- user-visible?

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: NEWS entries -- user-visible?
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 18:47:52 +0100
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> I think GNU users, especially on non-GNU platforms (proprietary Unices,
> etc.), have come to know what Gnulib is, and to appreciate it
> (hopefully), which is why I thought it would make sense to mention it.

Perhaps it should go in a new section of the NEWS, with title
something like `News about how Guile itself is developed'.  Then we
might also mention using Git, libunistring etc.  But there's a risk
we'd just end up duplicated information in README and HACKING, I

>> It seems we're aiming towards saying:
>> ** Guile now runs correctly on more platforms.  Since the 1.8.x
>>    series, support for the following platforms has been added: A, B,
>>    C.
>> But (1) I'm not sure we have precise information to hand on what A, B
>> and C are;
> Portability work is endless, we just can't provide this information.



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