Subject: Re: java category
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Rasputin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/11/2003 15:00:57
* Alistair Crooks <> [0837 09:37]:
> Do you have any idea how many packages we have which could go into a
> "java" category? If we have enough, then we'll have critical mass, and
> it would be a good thing to do, IMO.
> I'm just a bit worried that people might start looking for Java programs
> in that category, and, in pkgsrc, we've always strived to place things
> in categories by functionality, rather than the programming language of
> the source.

The alternative would be to have a prefix for hava packages, a la
perl (p5-*) and ruby (ruby-*).

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