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Re: Syncoutput patch for m4-1.4ppre2

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: Syncoutput patch for m4-1.4ppre2
Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2001 03:37:50 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.16i

On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 11:35:04AM +1000, Andrew Bettison wrote:
> René,

Hi Andrew,

Due to Rene's lack of time for the moment, I am the current custodian of
GNU M4.  I have created a project page for M4 at savannah.gnu.org, and
some new lists: m4-discuss, m4-patches and m4-commit, to coordinate the

> Here is a patch that rolls together a bunch of fixes and enhancements
> I submitted to m4-1.4n way back in 1998.  These never made it into
> m4-1.4o, presumably because I was pretty sloppy -- no ChangeLog entry,
> no updates to the texinfo documentation, and a pile of little patches
> instead of one big one.
> This time I hope I've done it a bit better.

Thanks.  Excellent... but, unfortunately (depending on your point of
view) M4 has suffered *a lot* of code churn since 1.4p, so your patch
no longer applies to the repository.  Before I can accept a patch
of this magnitude, would you be prepared to assign the copyright to the

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