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Re: Cyrillic-HOWTO should be moved to unmaintained (fwd)
Дорога расчищена :-)
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Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2000 10:42:17 -0400
From: Greg Ferguson <email@example.com>
To: Alex Kanavin <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Guylhem Aznar <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Cyrillic-HOWTO should be moved to unmaintained
This has been done. The Cyrillic-HOWTO is now part of
the unmaintained area.
On Jul 31, 8:21am, Guylhem Aznar wrote:
> Subject: Re: Cyrillic-HOWTO should be moved to unmaintained
> Greg, could you please do it?
> On Sun, Jul 30, 2000 at 01:35:59AM +0400, Alex Kanavin wrote:
> > Sir,
> > I'd like to ask you to move Cyrillic-HOWTO into unmaintained category
> > for the following reasons:
> > 1) It was last updated 2.5 years ago in January 1998. Nearly every
> > is out-of-date now. Many of its recommendations are plain wrong today.
> > It only confuses newbies instead of helping them.
> > 2) The author, Alexander Belikoff, did not answer to the same request
> > move the HOWTO into unmaintained category). His address still seems to
> > valid though. He admitted in a public newsgroup that he doesn't have
> > time to support the HOWTO some months ago.
> > 3) For Russian-speaking users there's a vastly better source of
> > information and links regarding cyrillic and localisation issues - the
> > collection at my homepage.
> > Sincerely,
> > Alexander.
> > Homepage: http://www.sensi.org/~ak/
> Guylhem P. Aznar http://www.linuxdoc.org
> guylhem \@/ metalab.unc.edu http://www.iMedecin.com
> "They who can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary
> safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." ----- Benjamin Franklin
>-- End of excerpt from Guylhem Aznar
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