>>>> "SY" == Steve Youngs
SY> |--==> "APA" == Adrian Aichner <Adrian.Aichner(a)t-online.de>
>>>> "SY" == Steve
Youngs <youngs(a)xemacs.org> writes:
SY> Hey there everyone.
SY> I have just added the following packages to the 'Pre-Releases'
SY> New Packages in Pre-Release:
APA> Hi Steve, I have installed these three.
SY> Great. How is zenirc? The previous version gave me problems
SY> but I haven't yet checked this one. Don't jump on me, this is
SY> exactly what the Pre-Release section is for.
It works well, except when zenirc [info] contains single instances of
" embedded in escape sequences (for Japanese text).
See my report at:
APA> Minor note: A quick look at *Message-Log* output suggests
APA> that quoting
APA> of package names should be unified:
APA> 15 lines matching package ["`] in buffer *Message-Log*.
APA> 948:Retrieving package `speedbar-1.21-pkg.tar.gz' ...
APA> 982:Removing old files for package "speedbar" ...
APA> 983:Removing old files for package "speedbar" ... done
APA> 984:Installing package `speedbar' ...
APA> 989:Added package `speedbar'
APA> In fact, looking at other messages output to the message log,
APA> these message should probably not quote the package at all.
SY> I agree.
APA> We don't plan to allow whitespace in package names, do we?
SY> It's not something I've thought about, but I'd probably
SY> discourage it. I think whitespace in filenames/function &
SY> variable names is evil at the best of times.
We should make an official decision one way or the other on that an
enforce it by law :-)
APA> So, I'd propose this format (without quoting by " or `
APA> Retrieving package speedbar-1.21-pkg.tar.gz ...
APA> Removing old files for package speedbar ...
APA> Removing old files for package speedbar ... done
APA> Installing package speedbar ...
APA> Added package speedbar
SY> I'll support this. Have you got time to do the patch, Adrian?
SY> Or should I add it to my own TODO list?
Perhaps we should take a step back an as ourselves what the right
thing to do is?
Take out the quotes here, or add quotes to messages printing path names?
We should make the quotes consistent though.
`' seem better because they distinguish beginning and end of the
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