[Slackbuilds-users] Newsbeuter and Newsboat
dave at tty1.uk
Thu Jan 3 03:06:05 UTC 2019
On Wednesday 2 January 2019 18:52,
Benjamin Trigona-Harany <slackbuilds at jaxartes.net> put forth the proposition:
> On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 18:09:01 PST Dave Woodfall wrote:
> > On Tuesday 1 January 2019 20:24,
> > Benjamin Trigona-Harany <slackbuilds at jaxartes.net> put forth the
> > > Hello users of Newsbeuter, the first half of this email is for your eyes
> > > only. Everyone else may skip to the third paragraph.
> > I use newsbuter and found that debian have 23 patches in all for
> > version 2.9.5:
> > https://packages.debian.org/source/stable/newsbeuter
> > 2.9.8 has 25:
> > https://packages.debian.org/source/testing/newsbeuter
> > Couldn't we use these rather than mess about with rust?
> My existing Newsbeuter SlackBuild should have all the same security patches as
> Debian. Those patches were all contributed by Alexander, the current
> maintainer of Newsboat, back when he was working on Newsbeuter. Unfortunately,
> he was not given the required permissions to properly release a new version
> with his fixes and made the decision to fork the project instead (it was all
> on the Newsbeuter maillist a couple of years ago).
> I doubt that you'll see any further security patches for Newsbeuter from him
> or anyone else; the community has moved on to Newsboat, whose only flaw seems
> to be its objectively worse name.
> Incidentally, there's also no pressing need to move to Newsboat 2.14 and its
> new Rust dependency. I'm just opening the door a crack in case there's someone
> who wants to make it happen sooner than later.
I'll take it over then and see what I can do with it.
Real programmers don't draw flowcharts. Flowcharts are, after all, the
illiterate's form of documentation. Cavemen drew flowcharts; look how
much good it did them.
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