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Re: [Monotone-devel] Re: Ideas and questions.

From: Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] Re: Ideas and questions.
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 15:25:57 +0100 (CET)

In message <address@hidden> on Thu, 17 Feb 2005 13:00:45 +0100, Jon Bright 
<address@hidden> said:

jon> It should be short if it's not .-prefixed, to avoid widening ls
jon> listings.  If it's .-prefixed, it should still be not-insanely-long - 
jon> Windows doesn't hide things with . prefixes.  My personal preference 
jon> would probably be ".monotone", which I think describes it fine and 
jon> shouldn't inconvenience anyone.

Let me repeat once more: .-prefixing is a bad idea outside the Unix
world.  If monotone is supposed to be portable to other systems, don't
use .-prefixing.


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