that you did it by sending a mail to the mailing list. If there is anybody interested they will look at your code and give you suggestions. Speed up that process by adding a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_FSF-approved_software_licenses GPL compatible license], preferably the latest GPL.
= Being a
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