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From: Arun Raghavan <ford_prefect@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: New global USE flag: introspection
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 20:03:22 +0530
On 22 June 2010 16:54, Peter Hjalmarsson <xake@...> wrote:
> tis 2010-06-22 klockan 15:17 +0530 skrev Arun Raghavan:
>> On 21 June 2010 21:23, Arun Raghavan <ford_prefect@g.o> wrote:
>> [...]
>> > I'm still trying to think of a good name. I understand the concerns
>> > about "introspection" being too generic and non GNOME-y, but "gir" is
>> > likely to cause confusion.
>>
>> "gir" is not good because it gives near-zero information.
>>
>> I can still not think of short enough USE flag. I propose we stick to
>> "introspection". There isn't anything on the horizon that might
>> overlap with this flag, and I don't see why we should drop using a
>> simpler flag for the *possibility* that it might overlap with
>> something else in the future. We can deal with this if it happens.
>>
>> Cheers,
>
> Why not just gintrospection?

I still think "introspection" is easier to grok. It's unlikely that
it's going to be used in a completely different sense by other
packages in the future, so let's stick with "introspection" please.

-- 
Arun Raghavan
http://arunraghavan.net/
(Ford_Prefect | Gentoo) & (arunsr | GNOME)


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