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From: Christian Faulhammer Ciaran McCreesh gentoo-pms@l.g.o Re: [gentoo-pms] EAPI cheat sheet (for review) Sat, 04 Apr 2009 20:14:25 20090404221411.01134ac9@terra.solaris Re: [gentoo-pms] EAPI cheat sheet (for review) by Ciaran McCreesh
Hi,

Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>:

> On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 21:33:39 +0200
> Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o> wrote:
> > > So what I'd like to be able to do is have it say "see section
> > > [funcs.src_unpack.3]" rather than "see section 1.2.3.4", and then
> > > when we have a labelled section, lay it out something like:
> >
> >  What is possible is to reference the heading of the section and
> > even the name from \label.  Displaying the label names in the
> > margin should be feasible, too, as far as I remember.
>

Ok, I will investigate and present some working code snippets so
everyone knows how to handle that.

> > > I realise this is somewhat getting away from your original patch.
> > > But I strongly suspect that the cheat sheet will be a lot more
> > > useful if it has references to exactly what the new src_unpack is,
> > > for when people need to look it up -- and it would help if people
> > > didn't have to print out a new cheatsheet to get valid section
> > > references every time we tweak the wording in such a way that the
> > > section numbers change...
> >
> >  Correct, but a task I can't handle in the near future, I can give
> > some advise though and someone labelling all appropriate paragraphs
> > would do the biggest part.  They should have a naming scheme like:
> >  eapi4:<function>:<name> where function is something like
> > install|phase|etc.
>
> Yeah, that'd work.
>
> I'm wondering what our best merge strategy is here. I'm inclined to
> think we're best off fixing all the labels on the eapi-3 branch (even
> if we can't get them displayed or used for named references just yet),
> rebasing that onto master (not much has diverged) once we have the
> go-ahead from the Council either next meeting or the one after
> (probably...) and then doing the cheat-sheet with EAPI 3 included on
> top of that.

That sounds ok to me.  Getting those labels in is the most important
part...so that should be feature wise for every feature listed in
appendix E.  Volunteers?

> Or were you particularly desperate to get the cheat-sheet in for EAPI
> 2?

No, a version has been announced and is available for download.  So no
haste here.  What time frame do you expect to approve EAPI 3?

V-Li

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