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You know, usually snipping away everything else is a bit evil because it
removes context, but in this case I just want to point out one or two little
I almost feel bad for writing so many emails to this list.
On Thursday 28 May 2009 20:48:45 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > For example a readonly repository would guarantee that the cache is
> > always consistent.
> Until someone modifies it, yes.
Well. DUH. That's why it is readonly. Otherwise it wouldn't be readonly.
> > > It is the best. If we're requiring EAPI before trying to parse PV,
> > > all the EAPIs have to be known to do any ordering.
> > ... and why the [censored] would we want that then?
> Because without that, we can't make changes to the version format.
I mean, you're turning in a tight little circle. We need to change the version
format ... because ... we ... need to change it.
But WHY do we want it?
> > It would help if you would tolerate other opinions (or even the
> > possibility that other people may have opinions that do not agree
> > with you).
> The only issue of opinion is whether or not .ebuild-X and .eapi-X.eb
> look pretty. The rest is purely technical and entirely objective.
I think I have pointed you a few times at objective statements disagreeing
with your subjective opinion. I hate repeating myself.