cvs commit: ports/net-im Makefile ports/net-im/pino Makefile
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Tue Mar 16 20:09:27 UTC 2010
On Mar 15, 2010, at 17:27 , Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
>>>>> Despite that I can imagine why would someone might want to put things
>>>>> like Twitter clients under `instant messengers', doesn't `www' look a
>>>>> better category for these?
>>>> So you want me repocopy all these ?
>>>> net/py-twitter A python wrapper around the Twitter API
>>>> net/rubygem-rubytter A simple twitter library
>>>> net/rubygem-twitter Command line twits and an API wrapper
>>>> net/rubygem-twitter4r Twitter client API in pure Ruby
>>>> net/twitux GNOME client for Twitter
>>>> net-im/pidgin-twitter A pidgin plugin to help twitting via pidgin
>>>> net-im/qwit A Qt4-based lightweight Twitter client
>>>> net-im/qwit-devel A Qt4-based lightweight Twitter client
>>>> net-im/rubygem-termtter A terminal based twitter client
>>>> net-im/ttytter Command-line Twitter client in Perl
>>>> net-im/twirssi Twitter script to irssi
>>>> net-im/twitmail Curses-based mail-like interface to twitter
>>> No, of course not, that's not what I said. I'm talking only about that
>>> 1) we probably need to decide where we put Twitter-like and other
>>> microblogging stuff from now on; and 2) we might move ports that do not
>>> require repocopies.
>> I agree with you,
>> What do you think about net-im as main category and www as second
>> category? And if we get more social programs maybe a virtual
>> category for social tools?
> Touch choice, I would say. As it is sometimes described as "SMS of the
> Internet", both `net-im' and `www' seem to be appropriate categories.
> Twitter might be viewed as some Web-2.0'ish mix of IRC+ICQ+SMS, which
> kinda votes for `net-im', but
The question is, what is the key attribute that qualifies a port for the www/ category.
- Transporting data over http(s)
- Creating, Serving and displaying Web pages.
I would have guessed the latter.
So I would vote for ports/net because not everything that has some kind of interactivity is an instant messenger.
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