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On May 2, 2013, at 3:13 PM, Matthew Wild wrote:

> On 2 May 2013 19:23, Hisham <> wrote:
>> On 2 May 2013 13:31, joao lobato <> wrote:
>>> Boy, the luasocket bazaar is a bit hectic.
>> The LuaSocket bazaar for Lua 5.2, specifically. We're all waiting for
>> a release of a version of LuaSocket compatible with Lua 5.2...
>> LuaSocket is fragmenting fast. :-\
> I don't think so. In the months since it has been on github, two forks
> have been merged together and upstream, as well as various patches
> from community members. I think all that is remaining now is a release
> (in any form).

If everyone shipping code is in rough agreement, you might as well give it a name. Actually, that's not quite it--you're reducing the number of names, since currently everyone has their own name for their patched version.

How about a clearly self-deprecating name like LuaRoughSocket 5.2.0.x, or LuaSocket crescente5.2[1]  with a banner <h2>this will be stubbed/symlinked/dpkg-replaced out of existence later</h2>?


[1]: Uh, trying to be clever in naming things in languages I don't know is probably a bad idea.