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From: Ricardo Wurmus <>
To: zimoun <>
Subject: Re: Do we actually need a “packages” field?
Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2020 13:39:46 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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zimoun <> writes:

> Well, considering Mercurial, does it become?
> -8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> process: fetch-data
> [...]
>   #{mercurial}/bin/hg clone {{inputs}} {{outputs}}
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> I am not sure it is more readable.
> Moreover the user has to know the path.


> Even I am not sure to understand why you want to change, from my
> opinion, and based on my user experience, it does not matter where I
> have to provide the package name but the issue is to find the name of
> the package (and the module even if specification->package and related
> help).

Yeah, I agree.  I don’t *want* to change it as I think it looks clearer
the way it is now.

I was just exploring that path and by the time I finished writing the
email I decided to just ask for input and not waste the description of
my thoughts :)


      reply	other threads:[~2020-02-02 12:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-02 10:38 Ricardo Wurmus
2020-02-02 12:06 ` zimoun
2020-02-02 12:39   ` Ricardo Wurmus [this message]

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