Subject: Re: making 'make replace' safer
To: Peter Schuller <>
From: Steve O'Hara-Smith <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/17/2006 13:24:59
On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 22:06:35 +0200
Peter Schuller <> wrote:

> But then the question becomes what language people consider acceptable. If 
> it's REALLY REALLY a huge sticking point I *might* be convinced to do it in 
> C/C++, but I would *so much* prefer not to. The prime candidate at the moment 
> would be Ruby, which seems fairly accepted over in the FreeBSD camp (what 
> with portupgrade and such).

	One consideration - the more common the language the more chance
you have of getting sent patches.

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