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Re: EW with May Day PCL
- To: miller@SOL.CS.ROCHESTER.EDU.ARPANET
- Subject: Re: EW with May Day PCL
- From: Stephen L. Nicoud <snicoud@atc>
- Date: Tue, 15 May 90 08:47 PDT
- Cc: Stephen L. Nicoud <snicoud@ATC>, express-windows@ATC
- In-reply-to: <19900515153329.4.MILLER@DOUGHNUT.CS.ROCHESTER.EDU>
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.
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls (0 bytes).
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 <email@example.com>
Subject: new version of PCL
Date: Tue, 1 May 90 19:22 PDT
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 -------
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