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Re: Renaming of automake to automake1.4



Wow, the last thing I expected was people to have a problem with the
name :) Well I'm open to other suggestions if necessary. I think its a
good virtual package name in that it almost certainly won't conflict
with any actual package's name.

* Richard Braakman (dark@xs4all.nl) wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 05:37:54PM -0400, Eric Dorland wrote:
> > All the automake packages will provide the virtual package
> > automaken (in the same spirit as emacsen) if you need to depend on any
> > version of automake. 
> 
> I don't understand how you get "automaken".  emacs -> emacsen is a
> parallel to ox -> oxen.  I don't think English has any "-ake" words
> that become "-aken" in the plural.
> 
> There is a possible parallel with "take" -> "taken", but that would
> make automaken an adjective.  ("This package is automaken, but it
> doesn't work with the latest version.")
> Is that what you mean?
> 
> Richard Braakman
> 
> 

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