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bug#15284: wish: make the (name) field optional

From: Andreas Enge
Subject: bug#15284: wish: make the (name) field optional
Date: Sat, 7 Sep 2013 23:30:45 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 02:06:49PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> As discussed on IRC, the main issue is that package objects exist
> whether or not the exist a variable bound to them; and really there can
> be any number of variables whose value is a given package object.  IOW,
> there is no direct connection between the variable name and the package
> name.

This is what happens with the python package rewriting I just implemented:
Inputs are rewritten as packages inside a list, and are not associated
to a variable name.

Having a special syntax just for avoiding to write the package name a second
time is not really needed in my opinion.


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