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On Sun, 28 Jul 2002 19:57:15 -0400
Christopher Faylor <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 28, 2002 at 07:56:01PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Sun, Jul 28, 2002 at 11:07:36PM +0100, Jim George wrote:
> >>I wanted imlib so give me image rendering support in slypheed and
> >>couldn't find it in packages, so I downloaded and compiled version
> >>220.127.116.11 straight out of the box.
> >>The reason I tell you this is that I wasn't sure why this handy package
> >>didn't appear to be on the web site? Or did I have my eyes closed?
> >>Should it not be an included package or at least a link on the site to
> >>http://freshmeat.net/projects/imlib/?topic-id=809 ?
> >Um, what are you expecting? If no one has ported imlib, it won't show
> and contributed
> >up in the package list. I don't know why this should be surprising in
> >any way. We don't just arbitrarily withhold packages from the
> >distribution but we certainly don't spend all of our spare time porting
> >packages that are of no interest to us personally, either.
> >However, this is off-topic for this mailing list anyway since, AFAICT,
> >imlib is an X-based library.
you are of course write on both counts sorry. Shame you couldn't have reprimanded me a little less harshly though.
I will post my news to cygwin-xfree.
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