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Re: [Groff] Re: PSPIC error - "missing argument"

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] Re: PSPIC error - "missing argument"
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 19:20:06 +0200
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On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 10:20:46AM +0200, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > groff still contains a lot of very old code.  If you look at it
> > deeply, it is full of subtle bugs.  Moreover, it is absolutely
> > insecure (buffer-overflows).
> Please tell us where.  Such things should be fixed ASAP.
Not now.  After the release.

> I fully agree.  As mentioned earlier, I plan to start with
> development of 2.0, creating a branch for the current 1.18 stable
> version.

Great idea.  Many GNU projects use odd version numbers for development
versions.  So 1.18 will get only bugfixes; 1.9 could be the CVS
unstable version, which will never be released.  Once it is perfect,
it could be released as 2.0.

Bernd Warken

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