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From: "Paweł Hajdan, Jr." <phajdan.jr@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: New global USE flag: introspection
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 09:04:03 +0200
On 6/21/10 8:53 AM, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> On 21 June 2010 11:43, Alexis Ballier <aballier@g.o> 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).

Please take a look at the devmanual,
http://devmanual.gentoo.org/general-concepts/use-flags/

> In particular, note that if client and server USE flags are ever
> introduced, they can not be global USE flags for this reason.

I think that "introspection" is similarly too general.

So can we either rename it to "gobject-introspection", or find some
other way to handle it?

On the other hand, we already have "handbook" flag for KDE4. So the
above is not really a strong opinion, just a point to consider.

Paweł

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