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Re: [ANNOUNCE] xfstests: new mailing list

To: LukÃÅ Czerner <lczerner@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] xfstests: new mailing list
From: Calvin Walton <calvin.walton@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 10:02:07 -0400
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, fstests@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-btrfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, 2014-05-16 at 10:55 +0200, LukÃÅ Czerner wrote:
> On Fri, 16 May 2014, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 10:48:42AM +0200, Luk?? Czerner wrote:
> > > > > As requested I've created a new mailing list for xfstests
> > > > > development and discussion. Reflecting the fact that the test
> > > > > harness is not really XFS specific anymore, the list is:
> > > > > 
> > > > >       fstests@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > 
> > > > Isn't there an "x" missing somewhere?
> > > 
> > > It's intentional and it is "Reflecting the fact that the test
> > > harness is not really XFS specific anymore", even though the test
> > > suite itself keep the name xfstests.
> > > 
> > > This way it's more obvious to people that this is in fact not xfs
> > > specific.
> > 
> > Having the name different from the project it is for is stupid.  Either
> > rename the test suite, or use the same name for the mailing list.
> 
> Renaming the test suite is a good option if we can agree on this.

Instead of renaming the test suite, why not just "backronym" it to mean
something different? The letter x is used to mean "cross" in many
contexts, so "xfstests" could easily mean "cross-filesystem tests" - a
name that fits perfectly!

Only kind of joking,
Calvin.

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Calvin Walton <calvin.walton@xxxxxxxxxx>

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