Gordon JC Pearc e
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Thu May 3 19:48:24 UTC 2012
On 03/05/12 19:51, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
. Which package should use the name "node" in the long term? What
> can we do to ensure that happens eventually?
> (My answer is that I hope that neither uses the name "node" in
> the long term.)
Exactly. It's a stupidly common term, probably only slightly better
than calling it "program".
I don't buy into this idea that changing it will break all sorts of
legacy scripts. If they are that fragile and undocumented, *get rid of
them*! Undocumented fragile code is a liability. Kill it now, under
"known" circumstances, and fix it up properly.