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To: Piotr Jaroszyński <peper@g.o>
From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Subject: Re: GLEP 54: _live or _scm?
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 23:11:33 +0200
>>>>> 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


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Re: GLEP 54: _live or _scm?
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Re: GLEP 54: _live or _scm?
-- Mart Raudsepp
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