Exception request from FESCo for bundled libaries
cemeyer at u.washington.edu
Mon Dec 14 15:34:14 UTC 2009
On Monday 14 December 2009 04:27:52 am Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Lun 14 décembre 2009 12:45, Josephine Tannhäuser a écrit :
> > of course this is a practicable rule, BUT
> > the problem is upstream or the rule itself.
> > kernels internal zlib is not a lib its a module,
> > wordpress internal php-gettext is not a lib, its a php code file.
> > The trick is to declare that a lib is not a lib and you can close the
> > bug as not a bug...
> > Easy cake..
> This is playing with words. I'm sure that when the guideline was written
> lib was intended as "some code in any language that can be shared". What
> is less clear is the other shared components which are not code (resource
> files, fonts, templates, etc) but there is no doubt at all in my mind on
> the code part.
> Though your interpretation is one reason we keep refining guidelines to
> leave no room for bad packager excuses.
I just wanted to jump in and point out that this isn't just Nicolas picking on
you, he's right.
Conrad Meyer <cemeyer at u.washington.edu>
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