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Re: splitting category Devel?
- From: Max Bowsher <maxb1 at ukf dot net>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 18:27:46 +0100
- Subject: Re: splitting category Devel?
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Lapo Luchini wrote:
> Category "Devel" is huge, really huge.
> The main "reason" behind this (from my point of view, of course) is
> that it contains both "tools" (compilers, versioning systems, and so
> on) and "libraries" (the many many many lib*) useful for developers.
> I propose to divide it, maybe, in something as straightforward as
> "Devel-tools" and "Devel-libraries"?
> Another idea could be to have even smaller categories:
> - compilers and intepreters (we would have well over 20 packages in
> this category, AFAIR)
> - versioning systems (we got 4 or 5 already, if I'm not wrong, would
> be around 15 packages I think)
> - libraries (I can't imagine any sub-category here, possibly X11 and
> Comments, ideas, suggestions?
I like the second scheme.
Whilst we are doing it, we could also standardize what we mean by the
"Libs" category - only packages actually providing DLLs? Or anything
that is library-related in any way?
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