[HEADS UP] Ports Infrastructure Changes

Pav Lucistnik pav at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 19 21:58:38 UTC 2011

Matthias Andree píše v so 19. 03. 2011 v 09:52 +0100:
> 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?

Basically, everything that serves network is "server" and everything
that generates pages on these servers is "webapp".

Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
              <pav at FreeBSD.org>
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meaner letters and more punctuation!
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