Re: [dev] first batch of renames pushed, but the new name scheme is somewhat bad...

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:45:59 +0200

On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:19:40 -0800
Britton Kerin <> wrote:

Hey Britton,

> To me the availability of patches in the current format implies that
> they are curated and cared for, and I don't trust automated systems
> like this to work right. I'd rather just see a patch again an old
> version.

okay, maybe there's a misunderstanding. The automation only applies
to the git-patches. For tagged versions, we just create a patch and
be done with it.
The situation definitely is a mess for dwm.

> I liked having -git_ in there. (I see later you decided to omit).
> Maybe all suckless users are git versed but I doubt it.
> Seems like an example of expecting others to see the world like
> you do. The patch names are already verbose, why not
> make things explicit?

I agree with you, but it has been decided like that and I made
the mistake to agree to the non-git version here on the ml.



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