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.

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