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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject RE: src/ directory (was: Re: apr-util comments)x
Date Thu, 07 Dec 2000 02:55:13 GMT
> From: rbb@covalent.net [mailto:rbb@covalent.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 6:05 PM
> > Unfortunately, no. OtherBill just added a "misc" directory. If that were at
> > the top level, nothing about it would indicate that it contains source code
> > for the library. I worry similarly about the others. They are certainly
> > clearer (e.g. it would be hard to imagine "buckets" as being part of the
> > documentation :-), but it is *very* obvious that src/ contains the source
> > for the library.
> 
> Well, I have a general problem with a misc directory.  And I added the
> misc directory to APR, and I regret it now.  If we can't quantify what is
> in a directory, then we shouldn't have that directory IMHO.  If we remove
> the misc directory, and it is obvious what is in each directory, then we
> might be okay removing the src directory.

Just a footnote... what is in misc/ could just as easily live in a helpers or
build directory, it's nothing but an empty stub to eliminate compiler emits.

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