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Re: [ANNOUNCE] xfstests: new mailing list

To: Calvin Walton <calvin.walton@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] xfstests: new mailing list
From: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 10:05:23 -0400
Cc: LukÃÅ Czerner <lczerner@xxxxxxxxxx>, 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, May 16, 2014 at 10:02:07AM -0400, Calvin Walton wrote:
> 
> 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!

Or maybe "extended file system tests", if people really are concerned
about the naming.  Seriously, is this really that important to folks?

                                      - Ted

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