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Re: Conflict over /usr/bin/dune




On Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:48:06 +0000 Ian Jackson
<ijackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ian Jackson writes ("Re: Conflict over /usr/bin/dune"):
> >  https://www.google.com/search?q=dune+software
> >  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_(software)
> >  https://www.google.com/search?q=%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdune
> > 
> > Under the circumstances it seems obvious that, at the very least, the
> > ocaml build tool should not be allowed the name /usr/bin/dune.
> 
> Perhaps I should have stated this explicitly, since it was not obvious
> unless you follow the links.
> 
> `Dune' is not, as a piece of software, primarily either the ocaml
> build tool, or the 3D modeller.
> 
> Mostly it is DUNE, a "modular C++ library for the solution of partial
> differential equations using grid-based methods".  That's what you get
> if you visit the Wikipedia link I provided - not even a disambiguation
> link.  The others don't rate a mention.

That C++ library is also something I was expecting to have this
(meta-)package called dune.

If the ocaml build system wants to stay within the theme, what about
"camel" ? And once they find out that there is already camel.apache.org,
rename it again to "hump" (which seems to be available).


Andreas