Subject: Re: [boost] Submodule name mismatches between master and develop
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-05 21:10:33
On 5 August 2017 at 20:43, Louis Dionne via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Not everything is about minimizing the risk for causing problems (especially
> when it's almost inexistent, like here). IMO, consistency is much more
> important, even if it's just for the sake of it because they're just
> internal names. I've asked Peter to change Hana and Metaparse as well on his
> PR: https://github.com/boostorg/boost/pull/158.
Consistency for its own sake feels like a foolish consistency to me.
It's a useful principle to avoid changing identifiers in persistent
state, I've found that it is the kind of thing that can cause problems
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