In message <199402071930.LAA22829@rastaban.usc.edu>, Win Bent writes:
> >to persuasion. Unless I see otherwise, I will implemenet the "\ "
> >escapes I guess.
> Yes, this is the right way to go. What would *really* be nice would be
> to have some sort of general backslash-char routine, although that's
> much harder and I'm not sure what whitespace people would want in
> their file names. So, for the forseeable future, the "\ " solution
> is the best one.
This "\ " stuff will be implemented in the beta 3 release of the
majordomo config software. Also the ability to specify a space in the
filename given to get will be allowed. From what I can see, this beta3
release will become majordomo release 1.90 simply to get a release out
there. Enough has changed internally that it should be numbered 2.0,
but the main majordomo code hasn't changed much, so I am reserving 2.0
for the main rewrite of majordomo.
The release after 1.90 is currently in alpha test and will integrate
digest into the config file scheme. I hope to have what will be 1.90
out for beta test by the members of this list somtime this week. (I
was planning on this weekend, but I got sidetracked). 1.91 should be
in beta by the end of this week. I still need to write docs etc for
the code, so I am hoping for a February 21 release date for 1.90, and
sometime in March for 1.91. The exact dates depend on the number of
sites testing the software, and the amount of feedback I get.
> Is anyone saying when 2.0 will be ready, even for beta testing?
No. I don't know when 2.0 will be out. I still want to fix up the last
bugs/featuretts in the config file code (and get 1.90, 1.91 out the
door) before starting in a serious way to dismantle majordomo to
implement the 2.0 functions.
Also, other than one or two comments, I haven't gotten a lot of
feedback on the majordomo rewrite doc I posted a month or so ago. It
looks like the reimplementation I suggested will handle all of the
features currently asked for on the majordomo-users list, but I am not
entirely sure. Hopefully things will make themselves clear while I am
getting 1.90 and 1.91 out.
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