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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add perltidy.

From: Andreas Enge
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add perltidy.
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2016 15:27:27 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.1 (2016-04-27)

On Sun, Jul 10, 2016 at 12:48:30PM +0200, Roel Janssen wrote:
> From the man-page of "perltidy":
>   Perltidy reads a perl script and writes an indented, reformatted
>   script.
> So even though it does provide a Perl::Tidy module, it's also a
> stand-alone program that reformats existing Perl code.  What we could to
> is split the package in two: one with the Perl::Tidy module (called
> perl-tidy) and one with the stand-alone script (called perltidy).  I
> think that would be a little confusing though.

So it looks like you took the correct decision. There is no need to split
the package in two just to satisfy the naming conventions; they are meant
to make things easier for users, not more confusing!



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