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Re: another question: name of Pathetic Writer
Ulric Eriksson wrote:
> I'm trying to make a port of Siag package to FreeBSD. The last
> unresolved issue is, that FreeBSD has the standard executable
> /usr/sbin/pw (pw - create, remove, modify & display system users and
> groups), which is often in the users' PATH. I'd like to install the
> Pathetic Writer under some other name (and make sure all other parts of
> the package know about it). Can you suggest anything? I'm thinking of
> Pathetic Writer for X11 (pwx), or P. W. from Siag (pws), or something
> similar. Any comments?
> Since the directory containing X-specific code is called xpw, why not use
> that as the name? I first heard of the name clash a year ago or so, and I
> intend to change the name to a better one at some point.
I'd rather see you ditch the "pathetic writer" name altogether.
It's hard to persuade anyone to switch from MS office to something
called "pathetic writer".