[arch-dev-public] why?

Dale Blount dale at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 19 15:13:16 EDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 14:02 -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 7/19/07, Damir Perisa <damir.perisa at solnet.ch> wrote:
> > * why renaming the current repo? current and extra make perfectly
> > sense in the KISS approach to me.
> My biggest problem is grammar.  "current" and "extra" don't follow
> each other.  "less" and "more", "east" and "west", "monday" and
> "saturday" - all these words are related in some way.
> "current" and "extra" don't make any sense? If "current" is current,
> does that mean extra is not current? Is current more up to date than
> current? "extra" what? More extra than "current"? Does that mean it's
> from the future?

[base] and [extra] make much more sense to me.  Especially when you get
into the fact that we tag packages in [current] with CURRENT and
packages in [extra] are also tagged CURRENT.  Man, I was a confused dev
when that first happened.


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