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From: Joachim Schrod <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 22:23:39 +0100
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>>>>> "DC" == David Carlisle <[log in to unmask]> writes:

>> the fact that things are in contrib/supported is no real indication at
>> all -- people ask for their stuff to go there, and then disappear (for
>> example, the author of booktabs, an excellent package, is uncontactable),

DC> The original idea of the supported area (and described in a document of
DC> Joachim's which I am not sure was ever really public)

I never intended to keep it private. And I always thought it's on CTAN
-- but when I checked it now, I couldn't find it.

It was not really appreciated by the developper community at that
time. Reactions were not unfriendly -- more uninterested...

For those still interested: holds it.

Today, one might want to think about using RDF for that task, see The Open Software Description
Format (OSD, doesn't seem to be
appropriate for our realm.


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