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On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 08:02:57 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:
> First, standardise sets. We probably want to go with a format along
> the lines of:
> eapi = 4
> description = Monkeys
A 'type' field would be useful as well, to support various kinds of
package sets (much like portage handles currently).
We'd either want to add || ( ) here, or somehow explicitly specify that
this is a one-of set.
> Second, make a bunch of sets named kde-tag, editors-tag, xml-tag,
> monkeys-tag etc.
I'd go with prefix, not suffix. Should be easier group them together
> Disadvantages: doesn't use some horribly convoluted system of XML,
> wikis and web 2.0.
And introduces another dedicated file format the PM has to implement