Getting rid of terminology

Gustavo Niemeyer gustavo.niemeyer at canonical.com
Thu Mar 10 14:41:02 UTC 2016


On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 11:37 AM, John Lenton <john.lenton at canonical.com>
wrote:

> On 10 March 2016 at 14:33, Gustavo Niemeyer
> <gustavo.niemeyer at canonical.com> wrote:
> > -- FullName
> > -- QualifiedName
> >
> > Both of these mean almost the same thing: a snap name with a snap
> developer
> > suffix. Having two terms for the same idea sounds bad, so we should at
> least
> > unify them, but I actually suggest killing both in favor of using the
> name
> > of the individual terms themselves.
>
> FullName and QualifiedName are different, though; QualifiedName will
> sometimes include the origin and sometimes not.
>

Right, I get it. That's why I said "almost the same". The fact it sometimes
means one thing and sometimes not makes me want to kill it with even more
passion.

That said, I admit to have limited context. Why do we have and want that
distinction?


gustavo @ http://niemeyer.net
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