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Re: Renaming of automake to automake1.4



* Richard Braakman (dark@xs4all.nl) wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 09:39:25PM -0400, Eric Dorland wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> Hmm... so this is a name that a package would depend on to say "I need
> an automake, it doesn't matter which".  Here we have a group of packages,
> all similar to the abstract idea of an automake, but somehow deformed
> so that they don't fit together.  Might I suggest "automakoid"?

Could you explain why this is better? Is it some reference to
metroid, or a matroid?
 

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