cvs commit: ports/devel/hs-BNFC Makefile distinfo pkg-descr
ports/devel/hs-filemanip Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist
Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist
pgj at FreeBSD.org
Mon May 2 21:32:31 UTC 2011
On 05/02/11 23:15, Doug Barton wrote:
> A) Past bad examples are never a good reason for making new mistakes,
> which is why
> B) I specified new ports in my question
I know that is why I talked about the collision part in my answer.
> Has this happened in practice, if so how often?
It has not happened yet.
> If not, how often do you think it might happen in the future?
I think the probability increases continuously by time as I mentioned
the names in HackageDB are global (i.e. everybody uses the same names)
and persistent (i.e. no names are deleted). What does it mean in
practice? After the "good" names are taken, people will start to fiddle
with lowercase and uppercase letters in their package names.
I do not tell you that the idea is great, I am just trying find a
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