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Re: CVS commit: src
On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 03:30:55AM +0000, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > > "some MD implementations might have this for their internal use"?
> > > it sounds useless and confusing to me.
> > It has two legitimate audiences: (1) people bringing up new ports, who
> > may not already know the ins and outs of making MD spl handling go,
> > and who would be better off reading and understanding documentation
> > than blindly cutting and pasting existing logic; and also (2) anyone
> > looking to unify common MD code and make it MI.
> i don't think it's what this man page is for.
> having such documentation somewhere might be helpful, sure. i even
> suggested to put it as comments along the code. however please don't
> put them in this man page.
I think the solution that's been committed is an acceptable way of
dealing with this.
> > > > Of course, we could get rid of them and move to MI spl functions :-)
> > > > (see tech-kern, ad@ just found the thread and thereby
> > > > reminded me of it)
> > >
> > > we are discussing if we want to describe MD internal details in the
> > > man page of MI spl interfaces.
> i don't understand what you meant by "MI spl functions".
> what this man page describes is what can be used by MI code.
> (except splraise and spllower, of course)
Their existence is MI... anyway:
> > However, if you have an opinion on that thread it'd be good to hear
> > it... there, of course :-)
> i'm not sure which thread are you talking about.
David A. Holland
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