[Debtags-devel] Proposed Debtags goals for Etch
Thaddeus H. Black
t at b-tk.org
Sat Jul 23 21:50:43 UTC 2005
On Sat, Jul 23, 2005 at 06:55:55PM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 11:10:45PM +0000, Thaddeus H. Black wrote:
> > > works-with::audio-wav - Wave uncompressed audio format
> > > works-with::bugs - Software bugs or other issues
> > Please clarify works-with::bugs. Does it mean, "understands standard
> > DWARF compiled-object-embedded debugging symbols?" If so, somehow this
> > does not feel right. DWARF is not a mere file format. It is something
> > deeper than this. It is the proper companion to ELF.
> No, it's rather for issues, to be used for bug tracking systems and
> other issue trackers. Maybe 'works-with::issues' would be better?
I see. The original tag "works-with::bugs" is fine, as is.
> > > works-with::file - Any file
> > But cat(1) works with any file. Is this tag needed?
> Sure: there are lots of packages that apply. find, gnome-find and the
> like; file managers; diff and patch tools; virus scanners; ftp and other
> file transfer utilities... try running "debtags grep works-with::file"
> to have a look.
> > > works-with::font - Fonts
> > Subdivide into bitmap (like x11) and vector (like postscript type-1) fonts.
> Interesting. I don't see it very useful for works-with, but rather for
> made-of. Is everyone ok if I add:
> Tag: made-of::data-font
> Tag: made-of::data-font-bitmap
> Tag: made-of::data-font-vector
Thank you for clarifying the several other points, too.
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