[HEADS UP] Ports Infrastructure Changes

Matthias Andree mandree at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 19 12:08:29 UTC 2011

Am 19.03.2011 02:49, schrieb Martin Wilke:
> Hey,
> as the Ports Collection continue to grow, we have decided to
> do some changes to the category layout. The www category, second
> largest with over 2000 individual ports, will have three subcategories
> spinned out. On the other side, x11-servers category, with only
> 10 ports, will be folded into regular x11 category.
> Attached is a proposed list of ports being moved from the www category.
> Please review, discuss and report ommissions and mistakes. The general
> key to the new categories is as follows:
> www-clients - browsers, rss clients, wget-alike, webapi/soap clients,
> benchmarks
> www-servers - http servers, proxy servers, everything related to apache
> www-webapps - web apps, frameworks, libraries

Where do you see the dividing line between web apps on one hand and on
the other hand "http servers ... everything related to apache"?  IOW,
how do I decide if I put a new port into www-webapps or into www-servers
for its primary category?

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