[racket-dev] Packaging

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Feb 22 15:37:01 EST 2011

I don't feel strongly about this and you seem to, so supposing we
support any conflicting installations, it makes sense for Planet 2.0
to have both major and minor versions.


2011/2/19 Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> It looks to me like you there is relevant, important metadata that
>> you're making someone fold into an implicit place instead of an
>> explicit one.
>> Will you have a convention for these? What if I decide to call mine
>> "libgtk2.0" and someone else calls theirs "somepackage-2"? That
>> doesn't seem good fo
> [ Sorry; got distracted here and forgot to come back. ]
> That doesn't seem good for users who are trying to find packages.
> Especially if I were to call mine "2-somepackage" (you may think this
> far fetched, but if you look you should find an example of this in our
> current collection tree....)
> Robby

Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

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