Subject: Re: [patch] Non strict dependency in rcorder
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Mike M. Volokhov <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/15/2006 13:55:30
Jason Thorpe <> wrote:
> On Aug 15, 2006, at 6:27 AM, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:
> >A bin/25785 contains more detailed description and patch to implement
> >OPT-BEFORE and OPT-REEQUIRE keywords to acheive the described
> >possibility.
> >
> >Any objections to commit the patch?
> I think it's a good idea, but I don't like the OPT- prefix.  I think  
> at one point I suggested "MAYBE-", but perhaps that's too informal :-)
> I think "OPTIONAL-" is probably a good compromise :-)

Ah, I remember the MAYBE prefix. I've choosen OPT because it looked
more informative and yet shorter than OPTIONAL. But if you're still
insist... :-)