On 06/19/2013 12:18 PM, Tomas Babej wrote:
> On 06/19/2013 06:13 PM, Dmitri Pal wrote:
>> On 06/19/2013 10:46 AM, Simo Sorce wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> On 06/19/2013 03:03 PM, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, 19 Jun 2013, Jan Cholasta wrote:
>>>>>> On 19.6.2013 14:47, Dmitri Pal wrote:
>>>>>>> On 06/19/2013 08:02 AM, Tomas Babej wrote:
>>>>>>>> Do you have something particular in mind?
>>>>>>>> Tomas
>>>>>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>>>>>> Freeipa-devel mailing list
>>>>>>>> Freeipa-devel@redhat.com
>>>>>>>> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-devel
>>>>>>> ipa-config-advisor ?
>>>>>> IMO we should stick to a verb in the name, so ipa-config-advise.
>>>>> Then it is better to be simpler, ipa-advise is a nice name.
>>>> Isn't that too simple? Are you trying to create an all knowing
>>>> Siri-like
>>>> advisor for IPA? If I am a user, I would really not know what
>>>> "ipa-advise"
>>>> means and what advise could it give to me.
>>>> # ipa-advise "what pair of socks should I take for today?"
>>>> ipa-config-advise was better IMHO.
>>> then as soon as you need to 'advise' on something that is not config
>>> related it becomes akward, also ipa-config-advise is much longer to
>>> type and 'config' doesn't really add much.
>>> As for the user 'man ipa-advise' will neatly explain what it will
>>> advise about, I think that is sufficient.
>>> Nobody will expect 'ipa'-advise to provide info about non-ipa
>>> related stuff anyway.
>>> As for the actual command line options I do wonder as well why you
>>> need a --setup or --about option at all.
>>> ipa-advise 'topic' is sufficient imo.
>>> options that may make sense are things like --verbose so that you
>>> can have a small excerpt with the short form and a much longer text
>>> with --verbose if necessary. Although maybe we should just reference
>>> man pages for longer text and not try to create a new manpage
>>> substitute, we certainly should always provide all the content in
>>> man pages first.
>>> Simo.
>> So if I want an advise about Solaris 11 client configuration would it
>> look like this?
>> ipa-advise config --client --distro=solaris  --version=11
>> or
>> ipa-advise client-config-solrais-11
> The latter.
> Tomas

My point is that if the topics would be long and there will be many of
them we should have a naming convention for them.

Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager for IdM portfolio
Red Hat Inc.

Looking to carve out IT costs?

Freeipa-devel mailing list

Reply via email to