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Re: I would like to investigate including verilog-mode.el in the default
Re: I would like to investigate including verilog-mode.el in the default distribution
Wed, 23 May 2007 08:24:41 -0700
Michael McNamara <address@hidden> writes:
> I have been maintaining verilog-mode.el at http://www.verilog-mode.el
> for more than ten years now, and would like to investigate how I could
> get the current version included as a part of the next emacs
> distribution. Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> suggested that this
> is a good time to propose this as you are beginning a new development
> Please let me know if this is a good time, and if so what steps I need
> to take.
> To learn more about the emacs mode, you can visit the website
> http://www.verilog.com. I and Wilson Snyder are the developers of the
> mode, and we would be happy to sign (or re-sign) copyright assignment
Can someone with access to the copyright list please check the
copyright status for Michael McNamara and Wilson Snyder for
> Note further that while the Verilog language is mature (originally
> developed in 1987) it is right now in an active re-development phase (
> it is going through a process much like C becoming C++ ), so we will
> have further updates as we introduce support for the new syntax.
> Hence we would like to have some mechanism for submitting updates of
> the mode as we develop them. We will continue publishing these on
> sites like www.verilog.com as per our usual procedure; but would also
> like to update your distribution as well.
> Michael McNamara
I am not sure what is the mechanism for you to get commit access to
the Emacs CVS, but until you get that, I can volunteer to check in
your verilog-mode changes in a timely manner.