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



Quoting Andreas Tille (2013-01-16 10:45:04)
> Hi,
> 
> 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.

Copyright ile format 1.0 permits unofficial fields, so I disagree with 
your reasoning to avoid Files-Excluded:.

Makes sense to me to a) introduce a new field that can later be adopted 
in a later revision of the format, but b) reuse existing defined 
*format* for that new field.


 - Jonas

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