Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Saturday 17 September 2005 02:22 pm, Mark Loeser wrote:
>>The reason for me adding that bit is the metadata from dev-cpp:
>>The dev-cpp category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the
>>c++ programming language.
>>Now to me, that means I can find *all* relevant C++ stuff here.  If we
>>don't want that to be the case, maybe we should say "miscellaneous", but
>>why should something be in dev-libs, as compared with dev-cpp?
>>net-libs, I could understand, and dev-games, as those could be argued to
>>have a direct relation.
> for generic C++ packages (STLport/boost for example), i can see them being in 
> the dev-cpp category ... but for packages which have specific uses already 
> and arent in 'generic' categories, i dont think they should be moved

I agree with this, but I think dev-libs and dev-util are generic
categories, and moving these packages from there would help users in
finding what they need.  I think this is what you are saying atleast :)


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