bin/41071: make NO to NO_ transition patch
bde at zeta.org.au
Fri Apr 16 17:20:05 PDT 2004
On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
> "Bruce Evans" <bde at zeta.org.au> wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
> > > anyone interrested to validate and commit this PR ?
> > I hope not.
> I hope yes since this was not the past agreement.
I certainly didn't agree to it, and never would.
> <cite "Mike Barcroft">
> In the past versions of this conversation, the general agreement is that
> going forward we should probably standardize on underscores to seperate
> words. So, NO_FOO rather than NOFOO. However, no_volunteer has come
> forward to do the work you've described, so if you're volunteering....
It was bad to encourage people to waste time on this.
> the purpose of the original thread was to convert "all" variables to one
> form or another, not just some of them for some or other reason.
> in one word... be consistant, it's help.
> it's not my fault if only some "no conforming" variables regarding all
> others are used in so many makefiles.
For a more modest task, try fixing the English spelling of "nothing"
to "no thing" and "consistent" to "consistant".
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