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[Groff] Re: WWW copy.

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: [Groff] Re: WWW copy.
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 10:08:08 GMT

> If you are still planning on releasing MON 13 DEC, well, do it
> without me.  However, if I could be given some idea of what's what,
> I'll proceed anyway.

The reason for releasing that fast is Richard Stallman's idea so that
people get a Y2k-safe version before Y2k arrives...

> * announcement, one paragraph

Good idea.

> * Y2K statement?

AFAIK, the groff package is Y2k-safe.

> * feature list
> * change list

You can extract this from the NEWS file.

> * bugs list

It may be possibly best to create this from scratch.  Additionally,
there is the PROBLEMS file...

> * contributors list

Buried in the ChangeLog files.  You are invited to write a script file
for extracting the names :-)

> * license statement

GNU, as usual.

> * license statement for the web site itself?

Good question.  Maybe you can find a suggestion for a licence on

> * contact info

Given in the README file.

> Should we give some indication of how mature it is?

Everything is mature except grohtml -- this is indicated in the README


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