Request for comments: port-tags
lth at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 8 00:33:35 PST 2005
Alex Dupre wrote:
> like it very much. One thing we can add to enhance the tag
> classification is to add an optional PORTTAGS variable where we can
> define additional tags (not present in CATEGORY and COMMENT) for the
> port, so that "Maildir" could be for example associated with
> mail/dovecot. This will require additional work for maintainers, but I
> think it'll highly improve the searches.
I suspect most (if not all) tag addition could be done within COMMENT
itself. For people browsing the portstree through other means, say,
FreshPorts, improving COMMENT makes very good sense, IMHO.
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