From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-26 07:38:54
On Friday 23 September 2005 23:43, David Abrahams wrote:
> In recent editorial postings I've described problems with paths and
> target references. In this post I am proposing a solution. Volodya
> and I discussed the solution offline, and he has agreed in principle.
> I am adding some details such as rule names and argument order here
> that we did not discuss; I expect there to be some minor issues to
> work out around those. One open question is whether leading slashes
> should ever be used on project IDs. It would be simpler -- and
> probably better -- to forbid it. I have placed some alternative rules
> -- should we decide the leading forward slash must be allowed -- in
> double square brackets below, for discussion.
> Comments appreciated.
Dave and I talked about it more over Jabber. If you're interested, the chat is
Later, I'll distill it and post a revised version of project/target ids
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