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Re: Reasons for recommends and suggests

On Fri, 18 May 2007, paddy@panici.net wrote:
> does putting the info in the README entail the loss of the kind of
> structuring that would make it easy to, for example,
> programmatically display just the relevant text for a specific
> recommends?

Not necessarily if people agreed on a specific way to write such
things. Indeed, it's no different from trying to jam it into the
description, where you still have to have maintainers agreeing on a
specific way to write it.

Don Armstrong
Q: What Can a Thoughtful Man Hope for Mankind on Earth, Given the
Experience of the Past Million Years?
A: Nothing.
 -- Bokonon _The Fourteenth Book of Bokonon_ (Vonnegut _Cats Cradle_)

http://www.donarmstrong.com              http://rzlab.ucr.edu

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