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03 Jul 2002 22:45:43 +0200
Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2
"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:
> > 2. Rename our version before putting it into Emacs. This might require
> > a rerun of the paper signing process. Possible names are
> > magicpoint.el or magicpoint-mode.el (mgp.el and mgp-mode.el are
> > taken as they are shipped in the contrib directory of the
> > magicpoint sources).
> There's no need to re-sign any paper. As for the name, I'd
> lean towards mgp-mode.el but only if you are confident that the
> missing features from the existing mgp-mode.el will be added
As far as I can tell the only two missing features that are only in
the existing mgp-mode.el are:
1. C-u C-c C-c calculates the current page and passes it to magicpoint
so that the presentation starts with the current page.
This shouldn't be very hard to add. If I take code from the
original we need papers from the original author Hirotsugu
2. The existing mgp-mode.el has some key-bindings that let you insert
directives directly e.g. C-c C-p inserts "%page".
IMHO this can be done easier with tempo if there is a demand for
> and you are confident that this old mgp-mode.el will not be
> developed further.
I was in contact with the original developer. It sounded like he was
using Emacs 20.7 and his original version quite happily without doing
any development on it.
> Have you gotten in touch with the author/maintainer of the old
> mgp-mode.el ? What does (s)he think ?
I had asked him if I could reuse parts of his code and he encouraged me
to to do so. At least that's how I read his mail :-)
For the record here's the mail that I got from the maintainer:
Hirotsugu Kakugawa <address@hidden> writes:
> Dear Christian,
> Thank you for your message.
> I'm using mgp-mode.el with Emacs 20.7,
> but I have not tested it with Emacs 21. It may be outdated.
> My mgp-model.el is distributed under the terms of GPL.
> So you can freely modify it without permission.
> I am looking forward to improved mgp-mode.el!
> Hirotsugu Kakugawa
wyona: research & development
Re: mgp.el, Richard Stallman, 2002/07/04
- Re: mgp.el, Christian Egli, 2002/07/03
- Re: mgp.el, Stefan Monnier, 2002/07/03
- Re: mgp.el,
Christian Egli <=
- Re: mgp.el, Richard Stallman, 2002/07/04
- Re: mgp.el, Hirotsugu Kakugawa, 2002/07/04
- Re: mgp.el, Stefan Monnier, 2002/07/05
- Re: mgp.el, Richard Stallman, 2002/07/05
- Re: mgp.el, Hirotsugu Kakugawa, 2002/07/08