new categorie "meta" ?
infofarmer at gmail.com
Mon May 22 10:58:28 UTC 2006
On 5/22/06, Pav Lucistnik <pav at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Martin Wilke píše v ne 21. 05. 2006 v 23:48 +0200:
> > Hi Friends,
> > since creating new categories comes in vogue lately I just wanted to
> > ask what you think about creating a categorie called "META". Why you
> > should do that is simple: There are enough ports serving as meta ports.
> > These include:
> > lang/php4-extensions
> > lang/php5-extensions
> > x11/xorg
> > x11/gnome2
> > x11/gnome2-lite
> > x11/kde3
> > x11/kde-lite
> > x11-wm/xfce4
> > usw.
> > That would lead to a clearer layout and improved overview of large
> > applications (esp for newbies).
> Categories split ports into the groups by their usage. That's why we
> have net, www, deskutils, x11-clocks; instead of large, small, plugins,
Actually, a meta category might be useful, but I would
expect it to contain ports related to the ports system. At
least that would go along with traditional definitions of
the word "meta".
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