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- Subject: Re: [ANN] luaposix-5.1.2 released (lposix fork)
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 22:36:19 +0900
Natanael Copa <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> syslog funcs was a requested feature in luaposix and was one of the
> reasons i forked lposix at all. If luasyslog were released a few days
> before... well, I don't know if I would bother fork lposix at all.
Er, so why not unfork it then? Forks aren't per-se a bad thing, but
... they do confuse people, split resources, and often lead to subtle
problems. If this fork has no real purpose, it seems a bit silly to
keep it around...
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