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Re: EW with May Day PCL

    Date: Tue, 15 May 90 11:33 EDT
    From: Brad Miller <miller@SOL.CS.ROCHESTER.EDU>

    Near as I can tell (having just loaded it) the version now on
    arisia is Victoria day. Where are the later versions??

Hmmm, that's odd.  I just checked arisia.xerox.com.  Here's what I

> ftp arisia.xerox.com
Connected to arisia.xerox.com.
220 arisia FTP server (Version 4.165 Tue Dec 6 18:32:49 PST 1988) ready.
331 Guest login ok, send ident as password.
230 Guest login ok, access restrictions apply.
ftp> cd /pcl
250 CWD command successful.
ftp> dir
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls (0 bytes).
total 1012
drwxrwxrwx  2 393      100           512 May  9 19:42 archive
drwxrwxr-x  2 375      100           512 Apr  2 13:38 doc
drwxr-xr-x  2 375      100           512 May  8 12:44 mop
-rw-r--r--  1 375      100       1024000 May  2 13:38 tarfile
drwxr-xr-x  2 481      100           512 Oct 26  1988 web
226 Transfer complete.
315 bytes received in 0.06 seconds (5.1 Kbytes/s)

Note, the PCL source is the 'tarfile' (dated May 2 of this year).
That's the May Day version I pulled down a couple of weeks ago.  The
defsys.lisp file in that version has this toward the beginning of the

(defvar *pcl-system-date* "5/1/90  May Day PCL (REV 2)")

REV 1 of May Day PCL was released on 5/1/90 hence the name May Day.
Because of some minor problems, though, Gregor posted a new and
corrected version (REV 2).

Here's Gregor's announcement of the release of May Day PCL.

------- Forwarded Message -------
From: Gregor J. Kiczales <gregor@parc.xerox.com>
Newsgroups: bcsaic.mail-list.cloops
Subject: new version of PCL
Date: Tue, 1 May 90 19:22 PDT
Lines: 11

There is a new version of PCL on arisia.xerox.com.

This version, May Day PCL, is essentially Rainy Day PCL plus most of the
various patches people have mailed out.  The patches that didn't get
included were the ones that had more to do with the programming

Barring unforseen circumstances, this is the last release of PCL I will

------- End of Forwarded Message -------

Stephen L. Nicoud  <snicoud@atc.boeing.com>  uw-beaver!bcsaic!snicoud
Boeing Advanced Technology Center for Computer Sciences