Commit 5f87b051 authored by Dave Love's avatar Dave Love
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parent a553a9f5
2001-02-08 Dave Love <fx@gnu.org>
* tasks.texi: Updated.
2001-02-03 Andrew Innes <andrewi@gnu.org>
* PROBLEMS: Add note about need to specify extra compiler flags
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......@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
@setfilename tasks.info
@settitle GNU Task List
@c This date is automagically updated when you save this file:
@set lastupdate October 11, 2000
@set lastupdate January 15, 2001
@c %**end of header
@setchapternewpage off
......@@ -36,6 +36,7 @@ tasks.
* Encryption Projects::
* Other Projects::
* Languages::
* Education::
* Games and Recreations::
@end menu
......@@ -97,7 +98,7 @@ high priority projects.
@item
A new maintainer is needed for Goose
@url{http://www.gnu.org/software/goose/goose.html}.
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/goose/goose.html}.
@item
If you are good at writing documentation, please do that.
......@@ -189,6 +190,11 @@ software does not count: we are not free to copy and modify them.
We do not recommend any non-free materials as documentation.
@itemize @bullet
@item
A reference document for SQL for use as a standard for implementors of
free software versions of SQL.
@item
A manual for libstdc++.
......@@ -246,7 +252,7 @@ reference documentation can be used as a starting point, but work is
needed to weld them together into a coherent manual.
@ignore
@c Bradley Kuhn is working on this. <bkuhn@ebb.org>
@c Bradley M. Kuhn is working on this. <bkuhn@ebb.org>
@item
A good free Perl language tutorial introduction. The existing Perl
introductions are published with restrictions on copying and
......@@ -376,10 +382,6 @@ destination rather than by original message. This makes it possible
to schedule retries coherently for each destination. Talk to
@email{tron@@veritas.com} and @email{woods@@weird.com} about this.
@item
Enhanced cross-reference browsing tools. (We now have something at
about the level of @code{cxref}.) We also could use something like
@code{ctrace}. (Some people are now working on this project.)
@end itemize
@node X Windows Projects, Network Projects, Extensions, Top
......@@ -421,10 +423,6 @@ to qualify as free software).
@c @email{laurent.riesterer@@free.fr}), according to @email{gnueval@@gnu.org},
@c does the job of displaing dancers but does not allow editing notation.
@item
A program to edit dance notation (such as labanotation) and display
dancers moving on the screen. Gepetto done some of this work. Contact
@email{gvc@@gnu.org} if you are interested in helping finish the job.
@item
Make sure the Vibrant toolkit works with LessTif instead of Motif.
......@@ -526,6 +524,7 @@ account receivables, payroll, inventory control, order processing, etc.
@item
A free replacement for Glimpse, which is not free software.
Swish does some parts of the job, but not all.
@item
Software for desktop publishing. We are extending Emacs into a WYSIWYG
......@@ -680,10 +679,13 @@ as character codes. Work is being done on this, but more help is needed.
@c The status of these projects is updated in @file{/gd/gnuorg/volunteers}
@item
A program to scan a line drawing and convert it to Postscript.
A program to scan a line drawing and convert it to editable Postscript,
or some other editable format.
@item
A program to recognize handwriting.
A program to recognize handwriting (we don't believe PocketLinux's
handwriting capability is ready for non-PocketLinux environments, yet).
@item
A program that can translate from one natural language, into another.
......@@ -710,7 +712,7 @@ useful yet.)
@end itemize
@node Languages, Games and Recreations, Other Projects, Top
@node Languages, Education, Other Projects, Top
@chapter Programming Languages
Volunteers are needed to write parsers/front ends for languages such as
......@@ -730,7 +732,25 @@ We would like to have translators from various languages into Scheme.
These languages include TCL, Python, Perl, Java, Javascript, and Rexx.
Perhaps Clipper as well.
@node Games and Recreations, , Languages, Top
@node Education, Games and Recreations, Languages, Top
@chapter Education
Programs for studying, teaching or doing administrative tasks in schools.
See @uref{http://www.gnu.org/education/} for additional information.
@itemize @bullet
@item
A programm to organize automatically the schedule of a school given
constraints about teachers, rooms, times, and students.
@item
A program to edit dance notation (such as labanotation) and display
dancers moving on the screen. Gepetto does some of this work. Contact
@email{gvc@@gnu.org} if you are interested in helping finish the job.
@end itemize
@node Games and Recreations, , Education, Top
@chapter Games and Recreations
Video-oriented games that work with the X window system.
......@@ -744,7 +764,7 @@ An ``empire builder'' system that makes it easy to write various kinds of
simulation games.
@item
Improve GnuGo, which is not yet very sophisticated.
Improve GnuGo @uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/gnugo.html}, which is not yet very sophisticated.
@item
Network servers and clients for board and card games for which such
......@@ -803,4 +823,5 @@ update-date-leading-regexp: "@c This date is automagically updated when you save
update-date-trailing-regexp: ""
eval: (load "/gd/gnuorg/update-date.el")
eval: (add-hook 'write-file-hooks 'update-date)
compile-command: "make just-tasks"
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