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Re: Continue discussion about uscan enhancement (Was: Uscan enhancements revitalised)


On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 08:06:43PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 08:39:41PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > > > Not any more (hopefully) since I droped the `find -name` approach 
> > > > which turned out as insufficient (even if very attractive in the 
> > > > first place).
> > > In that case, the field in mothur's copyright file (and perhaps 
> > > others) is not valid, as it uses [] wildcards, which are not 
> > > recognized in Files fields.
> > 
> > Uhmmm, I was not aware of this.  Hmmm, this needs to be discussed.  
> > Any specific reason not to support [] wildcards?  Without having dived 
> > deeply into this I'd consider this as an unneeded restriction.
> Needed or not, it is how the format looks now.
> Please avoid derailing into _development_ of the format.

OK.  So Fields-Excluded is currently not part of DEP5 anyway and so I
revert my former answer that it fits the Files format because it may
contain [] wildcards (and I do not see any problem because of this).  I
agree with Jonas that discussing the format might be delayed until after
Wheezy release.

Kind regards



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