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From: Mart Raudsepp <leio@g.o>
Subject: Re: GLEP 54: _live or _scm?
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2009 01:16:27 +0300
On K, 2009-06-03 at 23:11 +0200, Ulrich Mueller wrote:
> >>>>> On Wed, 3 Jun 2009, Piotr Jaroszynski wrote:
> 
> > on/after the last council meeting the biggest problem with g54
> > seemed to be whether to use scm or live suffix. I would like to do a
> > small poll here among council members so that I can edit the glep
> > accordingly. So, could you please state whether you prefer scm or
> > live?
> 
> I prefer "_live" for various reasons:
> 
> - Almost everybody calls them "live ebuilds" not "scm ebuilds"
> - There may be live ebuilds not related to source code management
>   (app-portage/eclass-manpages might be an example), and ebuilds
>   fetching their sources from a fixed tag in an SCM system, therefore
>   not being live.
> - No confusion with the Scheme language.
> 
> Ulrich

I prefer "live" for the same reasons above "scm" in any contexts
relating to ebuilds.
This vote (of mine) is not to be taken as an endorsement of g54 of
course, as I take it as a terminology preference question.

-- 
Mart Raudsepp
Gentoo Developer
Mail: leio@g.o
Weblog: http://planet.gentoo.org/developers/leio
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