[csw-maintainers] /testing Some X11 proto updates

Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski maciej at opencsw.org
Mon Sep 28 16:31:30 CEST 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> Actually, I thought about suggesting compressing the prefix even more.
>> We've got pm_* and py_*, right? If there's a whole category of X11
>> protocols, why not have xp_*? A counterargument could be that xp_* is
>> not self explanatory. Well, neither is pm_*.
> It is, because the files end in .pm :-)

That's an excellent ignotum per ignotious right there! ;-)

>> If anyone is interested
>> in what those packages are (that xp stands for X11 protocol),
>> descriptions will help. What do you think?
> The proposed solution from William with a simple prefix and leaving the
> rest as defined by upstream sounds very reasonable to me.

The x11_foo, where foo is an upstream name which might be ending in
'proto'? It sounds reasonable too, I just wanted to put the shortest
possible option out there, so that it can get considered.


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