Re: Why are we still using trn?

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On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 11:48:39AM -0800, Booker Bense wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Lars J. Aas wrote:
> > Booker Bense <bbense@SLAC.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
> > : - Every now and then I'm tempted to switch to using GNUS mode in
> > : emacs, but I've got way to many trn commands hardwired in my
> > : hands. I hear good things about mutt if you want to go the combo
> > : news/mail route.
> >
> > Mutt does news?
> _ No that's my mistake, I was confusing mutt and slrn, since they
> both use s-lang.

mutt can do NNTP as well; there are patches out there.

> > I'm *this* close to cleaning up/modernizing the trn repository.  I don't have
> > write access to the repository though, so that makes it that much harder.
> > I want to move to autoconf/automake, and move the source files into a subdir
> > and whichever other cleanups I see fit...
> >
> > Moving files with cvs causes you to lose their history unless you do it on
> > the repository side.  If I could therefore get a tarball of the repository
> > files and work on that instead of on a cvs checkout, I would be a lot more
> > motivated to do the work, and I could set it up separately at
> > for those who want to see/comment on the progress.  It would just be a fork
> > until the trn-developers agreed that the new setup was complete and superior
> > to the existing one and then move/migrate it back...
> _ At this point there are no trn developers. I suspect if you
> sent Wayne a private message, he'd be glad to at least
> give you a copy of the cvs files to start a fork. I've heard
> rumors that getting these out of sourceforge is not the easiest
> thing to do though.

It's very easy if you've already got CVS access, which I do. Lars, drop
me a mail and I'll send you the tarball.


Colin Watson                                  []

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