Re: [gentoo-dev] News item for review: teTeX deprecation

2009-04-03 Thread Josh Sled
Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org writes: please review attached news item. Title: Migration to X.org Server 1.5 Clearly wrong. Posted: 2009-04-06 Given that I'm currently dealing with the repercussions of not having seen the migration guide until it failed mid-way through the emerge,

Re: [gentoo-dev] News item for review: teTeX deprecation

2009-04-03 Thread Josh Sled
Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org writes: Well, I'd thought that last rites plus the message in package.mask were enough (it also mentions the URL of the migration guide). But of course it cannot harm to have a news item in addition. Users don't follow gentoo-dev to see last-rites. For whatever

Re: [gentoo-dev] News Item: Emacs 23 upgrade

2009-07-30 Thread Josh Sled
Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org writes: see attached test, please review. Why not just an elog during install of the emacs-23 package itself? -- ...jsled http://asynchronous.org/ - a=jsled; b=asynchronous.org; echo $...@${b} pgpcNJYSyZsfW.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: News Item: Emacs 23 upgrade

2009-07-30 Thread Josh Sled
Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org writes: Josh Sled js...@asynchronous.org: Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org writes: see attached test, please review. Why not just an elog during install of the emacs-23 package itself? Because nobody reads them If one doesn't read elog, which

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: News Item: Emacs 23 upgrade

2009-07-31 Thread Josh Sled
Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org writes: Fewer people know about the elogging functionality than about their display of You have 1 unread news item. Where do you expect them to see the unread news item message? Honestly curious … I don't believe portage shows them, and – looking at the

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: jpeg upgrade news item

2009-09-22 Thread Josh Sled
Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org writes: I've been asked to write a news item for jpeg upgrade by few developers. Personally I don't see it's required, it's a default library upgrade, but here's my attempt: […] to libjpeg.so.7. This will break temporarily a lot of packages, including

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME

2009-10-26 Thread Josh Sled
Maciej Mrozowski reave...@gmail.com writes: And I fail to see *any* point in forcing users to learn Gentoo internals (sic! like USE flags). What else? Ebuild syntax so that they're able to get to know what particular global USE flag is responsible for, when someone forgot (or decided not

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in sys-fs/ncdu: ChangeLog ncdu-1.3.ebuild

2007-10-03 Thread Josh Sled
Wolfram Schlich [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: * Donnie Berkholz [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2007-10-03 19:12]: On 12:43 Wed 03 Oct , Wolfram Schlich wrote: And *please*, don't send such mails to this list *and* to my address in addition. You can add a procmail rule to detect duplicates using a

Re: [gentoo-dev] [GLEP] scm package version suffix

2007-12-09 Thread Josh Sled
Piotr Jaroszyński [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Current html version available here: http://dev.gentoo.org/~peper/glep-0054.html Until reading the abstract, I thought this was Scheme related. I'd suggest -vc (version controlled) or -vcs instead. (...not that it matters much, of course.) --

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] global useflags

2009-02-23 Thread Josh Sled
Markus Meier mae...@gentoo.org writes: semantic-desktop: Semantic desktop allows for storage of digital information and its metadata to allow the user to express his personal mental models, making all in formation become intuitively accessible I find this description pretty content-free and

Re: [gentoo-dev] new herd: theology

2007-04-26 Thread Josh Sled
On Thu, 2007-04-26 at 20:03 -0600, Steve Dibb wrote: The idea came up a few months ago about creating a 'religion' herd. I finally got around to following through, and with robbat2's help, created the 'theology' herd. The basic description is to take care of packages relating to

Re: [gentoo-dev] tests

2007-05-01 Thread Josh Sled
On Tue, 2007-05-01 at 15:08 +0200, Piotr Jaroszyński wrote: Firstly each test can be(not all categories are mutually exclusive): [...] - necessary Could you qualify, please? Is this necessary for the (non-test) build artifact? If so, I'd not call it a test, just part of the build that's

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages with same name was - Conversion of Emacs virtual packages

2007-05-17 Thread Josh Sled
On Thu, May 17, 2007 12:53 pm, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: 'Twas added to the tree at user request. Given that Java's basically a dead language and only being used for legacy applications now, it's I'm having a hard time trying to figure out how you justify calling Java a dead language. --

Re: [gentoo-dev] Living in a bubble [gentoo-proctor] Warning^2

2007-06-06 Thread Josh Sled
Grant Goodyear [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: got out of hand. Perhaps the goal was laudable, but the methods were not? (As an aside, I didn't realize that Roy's e-mail was supposed to be a proctor directive.) Or are people really looking for the proctors to get involved only when behavior is

Re: [gentoo-dev] QA issue: No stable skype in Tree

2007-06-15 Thread Josh Sled
Gustavo Felisberto [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Any alternatives? Ask Skype/upstream to change their behavior? For either the installer mirroring or historical-version removal date. If they're going through the trouble of producing a linux version, they probably understand how distros work, and

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-12 Thread Josh Sled
Mike Doty [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: devs can post, but any dev could moderate a non-dev post. devs who moderate in bad posts will be subject to moderation themselves. in addition the What's the definition of bad? -- ...jsled http://asynchronous.org/ - a=jsled; b=asynchronous.org; echo