[aur-general] Merge request: pipe and pipe2

Thiago Barroso Perrotta thiagoperrotta95 at gmail.com
Fri May 16 20:38:44 EDT 2014

On Fri, 16 May 2014 10:16:05 +0200
Lukas Jirkovsky <l.jirkovsky at gmail.com> wrote: 
> I don't know the project, but isn't pipe better name that pipe2? I
> skimmed over the web and they sometimes refer to it as PIPE, sometimes
> as PIPE2, the current version is PIPEv4.x.y and the documentation says
> PIPE 5. This suggests that the -2 actually refers to a(n old) version
> and in that case "pipe" would be more appropriate. Also, in that case
> I could merge pipe2 into pipe immediately.
> Lukas

Well, I suggested the main name of the project to be PIPE2 because both
the old development website [1] and the current one [2] refer to it as

I agree with you, all these versions seem confusing, but I find 'pipe'
to be a name too generic. At least, 'pipe2' usually returns better
search results with your favorite search engine than simply 'pipe'.

[1]: http://pipe2.sourceforge.net/
[2]: https://github.com/sarahtattersall/PIPE
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