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