From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-07 11:02:57
Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> A draft "Development and Release Practices" document is up on the Wiki:
>> Comments welcomed!
> Overall this sounds good. The one thing I'm not sure about is the introduced
> dichotomy between core and non-core libraries. Why not simply talk about
> prerequisite libraries as those libraries others depend on ?
> This reuses the technical term 'prerequisite', and doesn't overload the meaning
> of 'core'. In other words, whether or not a library belongs into the 'core' (whatever
> that is), and whether it is a prerequisite for another library, are two distinct and
> orthogonal questions.
Ah! I wasn't happy with 'core' either, but failed to come up with
anything better. "Prerequisite" is definitely better.
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