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Re: Importing tmux into base

On Feb,Sunday 13 2011, at 4:22 AM, David Holland wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 01:19:21PM -0600, David Young wrote:
>> I'm glad you asked that question.  I think that NetBSD is sinking below
>> the threshold of usefulness for daily computing because it does not come
>> with the tools to do type and quality of work that's expected these
>> days.
>> Just for one example of tools that the base system is missing, we don't
>> have a full-text indexing & search system.
> This I agree with. We should have a real text indexing system in base,
> so we can do real documentation searches. There was no excuse for
> apropos(1) in 1998; there's even less today.
> There's no reason an application for indexing your own files needs to
> be in base. If there isn't a good one in pkgsrc, then perhaps one
> should be added; if there isn't one that can be added, perhaps one
> should be written.

This sounds like very interesting GSOC project would you be willing to write
some description how would something like this should be done ?



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