Suggested improvements for ports

Guido Falsi mad at
Fri Jan 11 10:54:01 PST 2008

Mark Linimon wrote:
> 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.

Obviously some rules are needed to maintain the structure, I meant no 
attack to that.

I simply wanted to say that I agree with the policy stated above.

Putting rules like strict limiting numbers to items or the like would be 
  against the ports logic. I think.

Guido Falsi <mad at>

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