[Pipet Devel] Software Carpentry Project

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Wed May 17 07:13:24 EDT 2000

I didn't realize they were vaporware.  I had heard of the contest, and the
recent announcement made it sound as though these tools were the finished

And they are NOT GPL'd (it's odd they wouldn't allow the GPL to be used in the
contest -- read the rules), which means our installer (if based on SC) would
have to be distributed separately.  Hmmm.


Brad Chapman wrote:
> Jeff wrote:
> > Brad, did you know these Python (not GPL'd though) tools were just
> made?
> [...snip...description of software-carpentry tools...]
> Yeah, these tools will be very cool, but are still vaporware for at
> least another year or so. I've been watching them because it is kind
> of an interesting thing they have going. Software Carpentry is having
> a design competition with big prize money, and are posting all of the
> designs from different people. Some of the designs are really
> interesting to read, at least for me, since it kind of gives some
> insight into how to lay out a project design (which I have zero
> training in :-).
>     You can check out the pages and stuff at
> http://software-carpentry.codesourcery.com/. I wish these were
> available now, but right now we've only got the fun of autoconf!
> Brad
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