On 01/03/2018 02:45 PM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Jan 2018 12:23:33 +0100
> Kristian Fiskerstrand <k...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> Do we necessarily need to do even that? A package manager could have a
>> feature to mask based on other heuristics without changing the format,
>> e.g all messages from before X, presumably with a switch to show
> Package manglers having to use heuristics when explicit information
> could easily be provided by developers but isn't is the source of at
> least 27.4% of Gentoo's problems.

I'd say it is easier to have flexibility for user to decide than a
developer trying to estimate the value of the information for setting an
expiration date, as that is context dependent.

Kristian Fiskerstrand
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