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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Features command for arch

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Features command for arch
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 14:04:07 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Andrew Suffield <address@hidden>

    > On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 04:22:53PM -0400, James Blackwell wrote:
    > > >                                                     Who shall be the
    > > > arbitrator of "feature names"?=20
    > >=20
    > > I don't think there will be much need for an arbitrator, but I suppose
    > > that if a controversial name comes up, it can be discussed.

    > This one is a problem I regularly have to face with IRC. The solution
    > is simple:

I'm intrinsicly skeptical of any solution that based on analogizing
the issue to anything as inconsequential as IRC nicknames.

Consequences of confusing nicknames: nearly none.

Consequences of software management tools flaking out: potentially infinite.


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