On 11/24/07, Jose Luis Rivero <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi all:
> I've read on the planet the recently included support to document USE
> flags in metadata. Seems like it was an idea from flameeyes and cardoe,
> discussed on the planet [1][2] and performed by -infra (bug #199788).
> While planet is a good medium to share ideas and get contributors, seems to
> me like we need a more official way to discuss this kind of 'global'
> ideas before make them real. Or at least drop a note on -dev-announce
> explaining the new feature and telling devs and users this is now
> officially supported.
> I'm not asking for an extra overhead of 'bureaucracy' (write specs,
> mailling @dev, send to the council, etc.) but a bit more of communication
> would be appreciated:

Maybe you aren't but I am.  It takes all of 20 minutes to write a
short GLEP.  It takes 5 minutes to write an e-mail telling everyone
that you are doing something new before you do it.  Thanks for
considering everyone in your changes.

> Is the feature ready to be used? Is there any kind of documentation
> (aside of DTD)? It will replace use.desc?
> Thanks.
> [1] 
> http://farragut.flameeyes.is-a-geek.org/articles/2007/11/24/proposing-more-use-flag-documentation
> [2] http://blog.cardoe.com/archives/2007/11/23/metadataxml-updates-examples/
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