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Re: My plans for Bison: history

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: My plans for Bison: history
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:56:25 -0500
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Akim Demaille <address@hidden>:
> > 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 don't trying to be exhaustive maxes sense either.  What I did was
the result of a quick skim through the ChangElog looking for high points.
I won't be offended if you edit it down as you think proper.

> I would looooooove to meet Ken Thompson...

I only met Ken FTF once, long ago before I was famous; he'd have no
occasion to remember it.  However, on the rare occasions that "ESR"
has reason to send him mail, he does answer it very courteously. I
am not too senior or too famous to feel a bit fanboyish when this
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