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From: Thomas Anderson <gentoofan23@...>
Subject: Re: Re: Re: PMS
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 12:26:01 -0500
On Monday 17 December 2007 02:17:32 Steve Long wrote:
> It does a bit more than that. And like I said, that's extraneous to Gentoo
> needs, and is in fact only really needed for Paludis, not pkgcore and
> certainly not portage development.

As ciaranm pointed out, thats completely untrue. For one thing, PMS documents 
how ebuilds are written(somewhat).  PMS is used for things besides 
paludis/pkgcore/portage. For an example, see app-portage/gatt-svn. 
Gatt(written by mlangc) had to implement an atom parser. The only way this 
would be easily done was through PMS. So yes, PMS is useful besides the 3 
package managers.

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