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Re: Simulpic

the upstream maintainers are *not* active. also, the their email 
addresses are defunct.

Deva Seetharam

On Sun, 27 Oct 2002, Andrew Lau wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 12:27:43AM -0400, Deva Seetharam wrote:
> > i noticed that it is simulating
> > 16c84, an obsolete device. microchip has replaced this device with 16f84.=
> =20
> > i have changed the code to simulate 16f84. also, i fixed some critical
> > bugs and added docs in english (currently, the docs are only in italian).=
> =20
> Dear Deva,
> 	If upstream (ie. the original author) is still active, you
> really should send them your patches to their code. So in future, they
> won't inadvertently duplicate the work you have already done. It will
> also give him/her the chance to make suggestions before you distribute
> a program that may operate differently from the one they original
> released. It'll also make the next package release easier since you
> won't have to figure out how to get your code working again if
> upstream changes the structure of his source code.
> Yours sincerely,
> Andrew "Netsnipe" Lau
> --=20
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