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Re: Packaging system improvements

Brian White writes:
 > >  > What if you had an X11 editor specifically for development?  Where would
 > >  > you put it?
 > > 
 > > Interface: X11
 > > MainFunctionnality: Editors
 > > UseLevel: Devel
 > > 
 > > [Note that the "UseLevel:" idea comes from your challenging example :]
 > > 
 > > I think there will only be a need for a few such fields; these 3 ones,
 > > and 'DistPolicy' field seem quite sufficient. Anyone has another such
 > > challenging example ?
 > Why is this extra level of complexity needed?  What does it accomplish?
 > I don't find "UseLevel" to mean anything at all.

I was thinking about distinguishing a "developer's editor" from a
"simple user's editor". But probably the way I do it is bad, since
even I find it a bit dirty; after all, it was just an ad-hoc field to
answer the original question...

 > There is no reason to make different entries for each thing unless the same
 > word could apply to each heading (which will not be the case).

I'm not sure to understand what you mean, here. Could you develop that ?
Yann Dirson <dirson@univ-mlv.fr>

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