new guy, newbie questions.

Mark Ellis mark.uzumati at
Sat Jan 19 02:38:15 PST 2002

On 2002.01.18 11:41 Rob Landley wrote:
> Okay, I've been subscribed to this list for two days and received
> about five
> emails, so I doubt this is going to get lost in the list traffic. :)

I think everyones got that January feeling :)

> Where's the FAQ and HOWTO for this project?  I can't find them.  (If
> there
> AREN'T any, I'm probably going to start writing simple ones since I
> have to
> learn all this gorp to begin with.)

Generally its such a small sphere of interest at the moment there isn't 
a need, but if you get interested then that would be cool.

> There's two toys I can download, one written in C, one written in
> perl.
> According to the web site, the perl one is official but unmaintained.
> (Huh?)

If you want to play with perl rather than C, look at

The stuff in official CVS is way out of date now. Jason, would you mind 
mentioning this on the web site intro page, i think its gonna start 
confusing people, if you dont have time i can try and whip up something 
and send it to you.

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