Re: ITP: water -- A graphical water effect demo.
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 10:37:10AM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> I disagree; `water' seems like a great name.
> If it were a word that referred to common activity, then it might be
> considered too generic, but it's not.
> It seems very unlikely that there will be other packages competing for
> the name, and if someday there are, well, they can easily choose others.
> In cases like this, I think the rule should be `first-come-first-serve.'
I disagree. The policy is to avoid namespace polution, which means
that package names should be as specific as possible. Imagine if
the first 26 packages were named a through z, just because they
could be and they were first come first served?
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>