Re: A suggestion for the release notes?

Subject: Re: A suggestion for the release notes?
From: Dom Lachowicz (
Date: Thu Nov 30 2000 - 02:13:16 CST

We're really good, but a problem has come to my attention. I need to fix
this bug in wv and it might require a lot of brain power. Or just that
__sinit() (init static variables to their defaults) be present on everyone's
system (or a similar function). To produce this bug, go open one document.
Now go open another. This dates back to when Caolan wanted wv to run in
batch mode, and not as a library. I'll fix this soon. If you have something
like __sinit() on your platform, please email me. It'll save me a lot of


>From: Martin Sevior <>
>Subject: A suggestion for the release notes?
>Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 18:12:13 +1100 (EST)
>Hi Bob and Sam,
> Bob are you still on the write up the release notes for
>0.7.12? If Sam and the list agrees I have suggestion. Now that our MSWord
>import is so good, should we ask users to submit *.doc files that Word
>loads and that crash abi?
>Can we set aside some space on Parsons to do this securely Sam?
>First off even asking for these significantly backs up our brag that we
>have the Second Best Word importer (after MS Word 2000) in the business.
>Of course it also gives as a valuable resource of hard documents to test
>Abi with. All the better to improve Abi. I'm sure Dom and Coalan can
>attest to the usefulness of a large number of hard documents to exercise
>wv with. Now that Abi's installed base is probabally in the 1 million
>users range, (from RedHat 7.0 and Helix-code), we should get a nice large
>number of difficult docs. It also gives our users a chance to help.
>What do you think?

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