[Pulp-list] gopher migration
mmccune at redhat.com
Fri Nov 5 20:31:31 UTC 2010
On 11/05/2010 01:28 PM, Mike McCune wrote:
> On 11/04/2010 04:07 PM, Jeff Ortel wrote:
>> The changes to migrate pulp to use gopher have been pushed to master. For the most
>> part, developers and users will not notice any significant differences.
>> Change Summary:
>> *<git>/src/pulp/messaging package replaced with gopher.messaging
>> *<git>/src/pulp/client/agent package replaced with gopher plugin defined as:
>> * Packaging (rpm) changes:
>> - pulp (rpm) requires: gopher-common
>> - pulp-client requires: gopher
>> *<git>/bin/pulpd (removed), replaced by gopherd
>> *<git>/etc/init.d (removed)
> Any reason you decided to call the package 'gopher' vs 'python-gopher'?
> Does it go beyond the scope of a python lib and has general
> functionality as a standalone tool?
one of the reasons I ask is you are stepping into the realm of confusing
people with the old Gopher protocol and tools:
"Although largely supplanted by the Web in the years following, the
Gopher protocol is still in use by enthusiasts, and a small population
of actively-maintained servers remains."
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