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Re: Future plans for Autotools

From: Andy Tai
Subject: Re: Future plans for Autotools
Date: Thu, 6 May 2021 14:59:46 -0700

a general question:  would a rewrite in Python or some other language,
to keep the same functionality as the current implementation, a viable
goal, or that would not be a productive thing to do?

On Thu, May 6, 2021 at 1:44 PM Bob Friesenhahn
<> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 May 2021, Karl Berry wrote:
> >
> > (*)
> > So far the response has been nil.
> I don't recall seeing that email.  I did see an email thread regarding
> Autoconf which immediately became a lot of "need to support this soon"
> and "wouldn't it be nice" discussion, totally missing the point of the
> text they were reponding to (i.e. "project is on the gurney and may
> expire without help").
> Regardless, "baby bird" syndrome seems to be striking a great many
> established free software projects which are mature and heavily used.
> Projects operated by billion dollar companies with teams of developers
> paid to sit in a cubicles and write free sofware seem to be doing
> fine.
> Unfortunately, this is not the model for most GNU projects.
> Bob
> --
> Bob Friesenhahn
> GraphicsMagick Maintainer,
> Public Key,

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