Re: [PATCH 00/32] Create an User's manual and improve development-process book

From: Jani Nikula
Date: Tue Oct 18 2016 - 06:35:54 EST

On Tue, 18 Oct 2016, Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Em Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:01:01 +0300
> Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> escreveu:
>> On Tue, 18 Oct 2016, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > So I raised this topic in talks at both Kernel Recipes and LinuxCon
>> > Europe, and nobody threw things at me. I have come to suspect that I'm
>> > worrying a little too much about it; maybe we should go ahead and move
>> > the documents and see who screams.
>> While at it, how about unifying some of the FilenamesInCamelCase,
>> filenames-with-hyphens, and filenames_with_underscores too...? To at
>> least move things towards just one of them within one directory.
> Sure, let's do it. I would just keep README as README.rst , as people
> are more used to see readme files on upercases.

Right, I guess I'd keep the top level files as-is, and just do this
within Documentation.

> For the rest, what's your preference?
> - FooBar.rst
> - foo_bar.rst
> - foo-bar.rst
> My personal preference is for "foo-bar".

Same here, but I don't mind so much *which* one it is as long as at
least each directory has consistent naming.

> Thanks! Life would be very boring if everybody would have the same
> opinion :) So, feel free to disagree with me. Your views are very
> welcome, even when differs from my own :)

Thanks, good to check we're on the same page here and not
antagonizing. :)


Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center