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Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 15:04:11 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: New directory in Jumbo tree

On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 12:43:11PM +0200, magnum wrote:
> How about adding a new directory to john, a subdirectory of src (or 
> maybe a parallel one) where we can put stuff like the original 
> ConvertUTF.[ch] and other stuff we'd like to keep in the tree for 

BTW, it is not 100% clear whether ConvertUTF.[ch]'s license is
compatible with our reuse of portions of code from there or not.
I'd prefer us not to use that code.

> reference (we'll likely copy more stuff from the UTF ones in the future) 
> but that are not actually used in the build? I think Dhiru's pdf format 
> has a couple of such files too, in case they are not just removed in the 
> future.
> I'm not sure what name would be most intuitive. "sources" are ambigous 
> :-) - maybe "reference"?

I like the idea.  Maybe call the directory "unused"?  I think we might
want to keep some files that would not be for reference, but would be
unused for other reasons.


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