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02/02: doc: Add "Readability" section to Guix Days 2020 "Parameterized p

From: Pierre Neidhardt
Subject: 02/02: doc: Add "Readability" section to Guix Days 2020 "Parameterized packages".
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 05:26:51 -0500 (EST)

ambrevar pushed a commit to branch master
in repository maintenance.

commit c374a8fd9aec1ae0d2699d0793a44b40c7846c94
Author: Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden>
AuthorDate: Mon Feb 17 11:26:24 2020 +0100

    doc: Add "Readability" section to Guix Days 2020 "Parameterized packages".
    * doc/guix-days-2020/parameterized-packages-guix-days: Do it.
 doc/guix-days-2020/ | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guix-days-2020/ 
index e1aead5..4a30ca4 100644
--- a/doc/guix-days-2020/
+++ b/doc/guix-days-2020/
@@ -35,6 +35,10 @@ increased complexity. As the number of parameters grows, 
there is a
 explosion in the number of possible parameter combinations. This means
 that Guix may be unable to test all possibile parameter combinations
 available to the end user.
+*** Readability
+To apply a parameter to a package definition, we need a bunch of ~(if
+flag-is-set ...)~.  This can make the package definitions significantly more
+cumboersome to read.  Helper macros or functions could help to some extent.
 *** Substitutes
 When a user customizes their package parameters, they are creating a
 distinct version of the package that will have a unique store

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