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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
To: Robert Buchholz <rbu@g.o>
Cc: "René 'Necoro' Neumann" <lists@××××××.eu>, gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Automation: Making package.mask better
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 17:47:17
Message-Id: b41005390707231047g4c148e17o147dda9aab3217e8@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Automation: Making package.mask better by Robert Buchholz
On 7/23/07, Robert Buchholz <rbu@g.o> wrote:
> > Am 23.07.2007 um 07:25 schrieb René 'Necoro' Neumann: > > Alec Warner schrieb: > >>> It has been a proposal only ... :) As I thought that automatic > >>> parsing > >>> of arbitrary textfiles is an ugly thing to do ... But if you like > >>> this > >>> more *shrug* do it ^^ > >>> > >>> - - Nec > >> > >> And the alternative to parsing arbitrary text files is? Why do you > >> think it's ugly? > >> > >> -Alec > >> > > > > It is ugly, because you have to write an (error prone) parser by > > yourself instead of using a generic one (for XML, sexps or whatever). > > And it is easier to format the file in a wrong way and thus leading to > > sth unwanted ... > > > > But I don't think, this discussion leads somewhere ... (sorry that I > > brought that topic at all). In the end it's the decision of the > > poor guy > > who has to do the work :) > > It's not a bad thing to do a proposal, I just don't think > breaking compatibility is worth it. > > Btw, Alec: Are you sure you are subscribed here with your > scriptkitty address? Because I did not receive your last two mails > quoted by René over this list. > > Robert > >
No, gmail appears to be too stupid to pick the right address when sending mail. I should go kick them. -- gentoo-project@g.o mailing list