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Re: My plans for Bison: history

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: My plans for Bison: history
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:58:55 +0100

> Le 14 févr. 2019 à 19:56, Eric S. Raymond <address@hidden> a écrit :
> Akim Demaille <address@hidden>:
>> Could you please submit it as a patch proposal (with git show to
>> get the commit header).
> I'm not sure what you want here.  A roll-up of the whole patch series?
> And if you wwant the patch header, maybe I should just send you
> git format-patch output?

Yes, one single patch, in format-patch would be fine.

>>  You list some of them after, but there are more than this.
>>  For instance, %define opens a host of configuration options.
> Someone who knows those features better than I will have to add them.

I'm not sure the doc is the right place to do that.  I'm not sure it
makes sense to aim at being exhaustive.

I had started enhancing the Wikipedia page on this regard though.

> I folded in all your other suggestions.


> I had friendly contact with a number of the originators while working
> on "The Art Of Unix Programming";

You lucky !@&# :)

> I think Lesk was one of them and I'm sure Steve Johnson was.  An impressive 
> crew.

I would looooooove to meet Ken Thompson...

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