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From "Max Bowsher" <m...@ukf.net>
Subject Re: renaming apr_filetype enum entries
Date Sat, 18 Sep 2004 03:03:11 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:
> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> At 09:05 PM 9/17/2004, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>
>>> At 06:54 PM 9/17/2004, you wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> So any objecttions to the s/APR_/APR_FILETYPE_/ rename?
>>>
>>> Veto - defer for 2.0
>>
>>
>> I don't object to the new names, but find it pretty absurd
>> to start deprecating interfaces the month we roll out 1.0.
>
> You mean, I've missed the train?
>
> Well, we are about to freeze the mod_perl 2 API, and we would like to have
> non-ambiguous constants. So I'm not sure how to proceed from here.

Well, the APR_ namespace is non-ambiguously APR's, and APR itself can ensure 
sanity within that namespace - what more is required?

Personally, I think it's good that APR's constant names aren't needlessly 
bloated in length.

Max.


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