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Re: Nyacc patches for Mes to avoid bundling?

From: Matt Wette
Subject: Re: Nyacc patches for Mes to avoid bundling?
Date: Wed, 3 May 2017 17:07:51 -0700

> On May 3, 2017, at 10:59 AM, Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Matt,
> Mes is now packaged in Guix.  It bundles a modified copy of
> Nyacc-0.76.5.  It would like to package Nyacc separately and
> depend on that, however, Mes cannot use Nyacc as is, at the
> moment because of three Mes problems
>   1) Mes has no regex
>   2) Mes has no proper module system, there is only one environment
>   3) For Mes I like simple pmatch better than match
> Attached are the patches Mes is using right now.  I intend to fix 2) at
> a certain point but haven't planned that yet.  I have no plans for 1),
> I'd rather not support regexps if I can get away with it.  3) is
> probably not mandatory, but it helps being lightweight.
> How do you feel about supporting such shortcomings of Mes?  I can
> imagine that's not a great thing to do, however Mes carrying a copy
> of Nyacc is also not fantastic?
> Greetings,
> janneke

Hi Jan,

Those don’t look to terrible to do.  I will take a look. I think they can be 

However, nyacc is a work in progress.  I don’t make guarantees to the 
stability. (At least prior to release of 1.00.0).


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