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On Monday 21 June 2010 09:53:02 Arun Raghavan wrote:
> On 21 June 2010 11:43, Alexis Ballier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> introspection: Add gobject-introspection support, allowing for the
> >> dynamic generation of bindings for various languages
> > why not naming the useflag gobject-introspection then ?
> Mostly because it seems exceedingly verbose to me (yes, I know we have
> longer USE flags, and I find them too long as well).
well, it removes any possible ambiguity; it's meaning may be obvious for you
but for me, when I see an "introspection" useflag, I wonder why that package
would like to do its self psychanalysis...
also, remember that having useflag descriptions is only an addition to accurate
useflag names, not a justification for having vague names
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