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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: give us a hand with arch

From: Samium Gromoff
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: give us a hand with arch
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 10:45:42 +0400
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At Mon, 29 Sep 2003 23:28:09 -0700 (PDT),
Davide Libenzi wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, David Brown wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 11:04:08PM -0700, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> >
> > > It'll work when tricks are applied (not recognize untagged thingies). But
> > > at that point why would I need tagline at all ? I'll never use the 
> > > tag-line:
> > > feature in my sources. Look, is like saying that you want to eat some
> > > pineapple. You can either buy a pineapple cake (tagline) and throw away
> > > tha cake (tag-line: feature) or you can just buy the pineapple (explicit).
> >
> > I don't understand.  These two things aren't related.  Assuming that you
> > mean the pineapple is the file tag, you have one of two places you can
> > store it, either in the file, or in an explicit tag.  With tagline, and
> > unrecognized untagged things (which is not a trick, just new), a file
> > tag can be in one of two places:
> >
> >   - in an external tag, added with tla add.
> >   - in an arch-tag: line in the file itself.
> >
> > Otherwise, there isn't any significant difference between these.
> > However, when the tag is inside the file, it makes lots of other
> > operations more convenient.
> >
> > Tagline isn't pineapple cake, your choices are pineapple in a box, or in
> > a can.  Either way, you just get pineapple.
> This is getting philosophical more than practical. We all agree that
> tagline+trick is same as explicit, isn't it ? Yes, both obtain what I

        Ok, now i hope we got to the bottom of the issue.

        What _exactly_ is that "trick" you are talking about?

> want. Now, I can choose tagline and edit the =tagging-method file, or I
> can choose explicit directly. I'll stick with explicit. You are welcome to
> translate explicit to tagline+file_edit if you like.
> - Davide

regards, Samium Gromoff

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