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- Subject: Re: Helping Project Kepler?
- From: Fabio Mascarenhas <mascarenhas@...>
- Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 10:47:08 -0300
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 9:50 AM, steve donovan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Reuben Thomas <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Over the past couple of weeks I've filed a number of mostly trivial
>> bugs, often with patches, against various Project Kepler projects,
>> like LFS and LuaDoc.
> Since the demise of the Kepler Project as a formal entity it's been
> really quiet, unless Fabio is around. And he is currently in Greece,
> taking pretty pictures ;)
Actually I am back in Rio as of 10 days ago. :-) I got the github
notifications for LuaFileSystem in my email, but judged them all as
low-priority since none of them were bugs, and decided to treat them
as a batch later.
> These projects are important enough to be adopted by people who have
> an interest in keeping these very important projects alive, like
> Matthew with LuaExpat.
> For instance, LuaFileSystem has yet to usefully acknowledge that
> Windows has had hard and symbolic links for ten years.
I agree that LuaFileSystem needs some love, and probably a redesign,
reusing some of the existing POSIX bindings where it can.