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To: Andrew D Kirch <trelane@...>
From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: tree-layout.tex small cleanup
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 23:38:49 +0100
On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 18:31:22 -0400
Andrew D Kirch <trelane@...> wrote:
> > But it was an official Gentoo project, and it was used in a
> > repository run by the Gentoo KDE team. Remember that EAPI support
> > is needed to be able to uninstall a package that was installed with
> > a particular EAPI, so EAPIs can't be removed even when they're no
> > longer in use.
>
> I can't agree here.  While no process exists to remove deprecated EAPI
> functionality, this sort of thing should be noted in the NEXT EAPI
> RELEASED and via that method eliminated.

Please explain what you mean. EAPIs are conceptually independent, and
don't deprecate each other in any kind of way, and future EAPI
releases can't retroactively change what previous EAPIs said.

> This is a specifications document, not a history lesson covering past
> mistakes.

Getting off-topic here, but which parts of kdebuild-1 do you think were
mistakes? Given how kdebuild-1 features are making their way into EAPIs
2, 3 and beyond as Portage gains support for them, I'm sure you don't
mean that every feature was wrong, so which of the remaining ones do you
think shouldn't be adopted and why?

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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