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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:35:21 +0200
On Wed, 7 Sep 2011 23:53:50 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:

> On Wed, 07 Sep 2011 18:47:17 -0400
> "Aaron W. Swenson" <titanofold@g.o> wrote:
> > I second the allowing dots in USE flag names. Definitely would be
> > helpful for declaring version related USE flags.
> 
> You know you won't be able to mention such flags in the base profile,
> right? At least not for a year or more, until the base profile's eapi
> can be set to something other than 0.

Could you point me to at least a single program not supporting dots
in useflags? My quick check shows that all PMs handle them well, quse
and euse as well.

The only backwards-compat issue I see is repoman complaining. But this
can be changed easily.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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