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From:
John Porter
Date:
July 26, 2000 13:11
Subject:
Re: perl6-community (was RE: Obscuring code? -- should the Perl system require code to be distributed as source?)
Message ID:
20000726161152.B29614@min.net
Ask Bjoern Hansen wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, John Porter wrote:
> 
> > Or p6-culture.
> > 
> > Btw, there's a pattern in the naming of the lists, nicht wahr?
> > 
> > 	p6-*	: lists for the makers of Perl6.
> > 
> > 	perl6-*	: lists for the users of Perl6.
> > 
> > Thus
> > 	p6-announce	: announcements of new elists or RFCs, etc.
> > 
> > 	perl6-announce	: announcements of new versions of Perl6
> > 			  or adjuncts thereto
> 
> That seems way too obscure to me.
> 
> If we are prefixing the names in the first place (which might make
> sense) then I'm sure most of us type "perl" in not many more
> milliseconds than we type "p".

Not motivated by temporal frugality.

There simply ought to be a pattern, a system.

Like
	perl6-*	: lists for the makers of perl6

	perl-*	: lists for the users of perl.

or whatever.  No?

Having a system like this is far less obscure than having no system
at all, so that Joe Webhax0r doesn't innocently think p6p is 
Just Another Place To Charbroil Perl Newbies.


-- 
John Porter

	Aus tiefem Traum bin ich erwacht.


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