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Re: [PATCH] Re: Patch ping, 5 years later: removing properties

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 11:18:18 +0000 (GMT)

Stefan Sperling wrote:

> Alexey Neyman wrote:
>> Stefan Sperling wrote:
>>> I'd prefer keeping --no-diff-properties and add a --patch option
>>> later which implies --no-diff-properties and maybe other options.
>>
>> I was explicitly asked by Julian Foad to avoid adding more
>> low-level options (such as --no-diff-properties) and add
>> "interface-level" options instead. I am fine with either approach.

Actually, my contribution to this design discussion was only to say that having a high-level option was "potentially a good direction to go [...]": <http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2011-11/0081.shtml>.

> I'd prefer having both low-level and high-level options available.
>
> That way it is easier to tell what each individual option does.
> Higher-level options can simply explain themselves as being
> equivalent to some set of lower-level options.

That sounds good to me.

> But feel free to let us argue about it instead of getting involved
> in the bikeshedding. We can apply your patch as-is and change the
> option name later. It's no big deal. Before doing so I'll wait a bit
> to see what the others have to say.

Agreed.

- Julian
Received on 2011-12-22 12:18:57 CET

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