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From "Paul J. Reder" <>
Subject Re: dist/httpd/
Date Thu, 23 May 2002 16:14:26 GMT
-build- and -make- (i.e. including the verb) implies action (as in "contains
the results of"). I'd suggest sticking to some flavor of src to avoid
ambiguity. What they do with it is their business.

William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> At 10:46 AM 5/23/2002, Joshua Slive wrote:
>> On Wed, 22 May 2002, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> > And Josh and I are suggesting we add -src to the end of every 
>> package name
>> > in the source distro directory.
>> Yes, "src" would be an improvement.  Note that "build" seems very
>> ambiguous to me.  That could mean "stuff you need in order to build", but
>> it could also mean "contains a build of apache".  Admittedly, it is 
>> pretty
>> difficult to comunicate much information in a filename, but I think we 
>> can
>> improve on this.
> So -win32-build-src isn't terribly ambigious, or should we name it
> -win32-make-src, or simply -win32-src?
> Bill

Paul J. Reder
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