[Fontconfig] Proposal: the restructure of the configuration numeric prefix

Qianqian Fang fangq at nmr.mgh.harvard.edu
Mon Feb 15 08:25:02 PST 2010

On 02/15/2010 04:36 AM, Akira TAGOH wrote:
> Hence I'd like to classify the rough prefixes for stakeholders:
> 000~199 ... reserved area of fontconfig upstream for minimal sets of
> the configurations
>              such as: 10-*.conf, 50-user.conf and so on
>              any configuration files that contains the specific font
> names shouldn't be put in this area.
> 300~499 ... reserved area of the system administrators
> 600~799 ... reserved area of the distributors
> 900~    ... reserved area of fontconfig upstream for convenience configurations
why not make the numeric prefix a float?

the proposed approach only expand the name space by 10x,
but accepting floating numbers can expand it at least
10^7x~10^8x, and will still be compatible with the
existing structure (I assume the changes to the code
will also be minimal).


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