>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull
>>>> "Yoshiki" == Yoshiki Hayashi
Yoshiki> Is he still maintaining
Stephen> IIRC, yes.
Yoshiki> I thought he was too busy to maintain it and XEmacs
Yoshiki> Development Team took over the maintenance. Maintainer
Yoshiki> comment in cperl-mode.el agrees with what I thought.
Last time I contacted Ilya, he said that he wouldn't have much time
for cperl-mode, but he still welcomed patches.
I think we should still send patches to Ilya when we apply them to our
prog-modes package (to cperl-mode.el).
Stephen> For us, yes. But we're not the primary source as we are
Stephen> for (eg) edict and footnote. IIRC, Ilya (a) disagreed
Stephen> with a change somebody here decided was required, and (b)
Stephen> didn't want to deal with XEmacs bureaucracy to take over
Stephen> XEmacs maintenance himself, that's all.
Stephen> I could be wrong. We should figure out how to document
Stephen> this kind of case, though. Eg, similar deal with JDE,
Stephen> although Paul K is much more obviously active as a
Stephen> maintainer, and JDE activity level is much higher, so
Stephen> confusion is unlikely.
Stephen> Suggestions? Steve Y.?
Stephen> Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences
Stephen> University of Tsukuba Tennodai 1-1-1 Tsukuba 305-8573
Stephen> Don't ask how you can "do" free software
Stephen> ask what your business can "do for" free