Suggested improvements for ports

Mark Linimon linimon at
Fri Jan 11 10:20:17 PST 2008

On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 06:40:35PM +0100, Guido Falsi wrote:
> I think that too much formalization in the porting rules would harm the 
> system.

That seems to have been the community consensus in the past.

Nevertheless, the PH could use some improvement.  Most of what I've
tried to put in there is "here's what we recommend as the preferred
practice".  There's not much "you can't do this" -- most of that
deals with things that e.g. break INDEX or otherwise wreak havoc.


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