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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] UI change proposal: *-tag -> *->id

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] UI change proposal: *-tag -> *->id
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 13:11:53 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Miles Bader <address@hidden>

    >    inv-tag    -> id
    >    add-tag    -> add-id    (and maybe deprecate in favor of `add')
    >    delete-tag -> delete-id ( " `delete')
    >    move-tag   -> move-id   ( " `move)
    >    tagging-method   -> id-tagging-method
    >    tagging-defaults -> id-tagging-defaults
    >       (with these latter two, the idea is that the term `tagging' means
    >       the process of associating ids with files; you still need some
    >       gerund here, and adding the term `id' makes the connection with
    >       the other id commands obvious)
    > Another possibility for the first four commands is to use the term
    > `file-id' instead of `id' in these commands to make it clear what the id
    > is associated with (since id is somewhat generic word):
    >    inv-tag    -> file-id
    >    add-tag    -> add-file-id    (and maybe deprecate in favor of `add')
    >    delete-tag -> delete-file-id ( " `delete')
    >    move-tag   -> move-file-id   ( " `move)
    > A bit more verbose, but maybe it doesn't matter if the last three
    > commands are deprecated anyway.
    > Opinions?

I'm half-way through revising the manual.

I'm considering declaring that, once I finish, pervasive changes such
as that should be accompanied by updates to the manual.


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