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From Sander Temme <san...@temme.net>
Subject Re: Bundled hello world
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2005 21:47:31 GMT

On Nov 8, 2005, at 3:41 PM, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:

>
> A bundled hello world, in somewhere like docs/helloworld/ might be
> useful for encouraging adoption. Every time I have to write an APR  
> app,
> I remember how hard getting the basic build-envrionment right is.
>
> So, it'd be a helloworld.c (this is a solved problem), the autoconf  
> foo
> for *nix, and build environments that work for the other platforms.  
> The
> idea being that adopters would have a massive head start and be  
> able to
> take it and start modifying it to create new apps, or to use it as a
> reference for existing projects.

So, like, a cleanroom implementation of an APR-ified GNU Hello? Yes,  
that would be a great idea.

+1

S.

> Sound sane? Or something that's better placed elsewhere?
>
> -- 
> Colm MacCárthaigh                        Public Key: colm 
> +pgp@stdlib.net
>
>


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