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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: Characters allowed in EAPI names
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 07:45:51 +0000
On Tue, 28 Feb 2012 08:40:05 +0100
Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote:
> >>>>> On Mon, 27 Feb 2012, David Leverton wrote:
> > I think the logic behind that is that an EAPI defined outside PMS
> > wouldn't be bound by PMS's rules anyway, and the EAPIs defined
> > inside PMS are explicitly listed so there's not much point giving a
> > general syntactic rule as well [...]
> 
> If we follow this logic, then the following sentence should be removed
> from PMS:
> 
> "EAPIs whose value starts with the string paludis- are reserved for
> experimental use by the Paludis package manager."

Don't tell anyone, but that's mostly just in there because some people
insisted that EAPIs were numbers (and thus comparable), so I wanted an
explicit mention of one that wasn't.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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