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Re: watch files

On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 07:54:25PM +0100, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Sun, 06 Jan 2008 21:12:29 +0000, Julian Mehnle wrote:
> > > I'm not really sure if this is really a matter of policy, but if
> > > others find it useful I'm happy to write a short paragraph mentioning
> > > that and why a watchfile is useful and writing down the proposed
> > > pattern.
> > Well, not that I think this actually needs to be policy, but if we go out 
> > of our way to adjust all our packages to match a single scheme, then how 
> > can it not be considered policy?
> It could be considered "best practice to make our lives easier" :)
> Anyway, mentioning watch files in policy is no error I guess. Here
> goes the first proposal:

Sounds great!  Just a minor nit...

> --- policy.pod.orig	2008-01-07 19:34:05.000000000 +0100
> +++ policy.pod	2008-01-07 19:51:51.000000000 +0100
> +(Scanning the distribution based CPAN URLs is usually much faster than

Shouldn't this be "distribution-based" with a dash?


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