Development/Libraries/Java Group?

Anthony Green green at
Mon Jul 24 20:44:25 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 18:24 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> Back to reality, it seems to me to be imminently reasonable that Java
> should have its own package group because there are a quantity of
> packages associated with it, but to argue that Java alone deserves
> such treatment while other languages in the same situation don't
> because they're not "subsystems" seems, well, odd. 

I agree.  I think we should allow for Development/Libraries/[LANGUAGE]

- Groups are used to make browsing packages simpler
- People browsing Development/Libraries are programmers
- Programmers are typically looking for language specific libraries

So, my proposal it to let packagers extend Development/Libraries with
a /[LANGUAGE] (Perl, Python, Java, C++, Lisp, etc, but not C, which can
default to Development/Libraries).


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