david at lang.hm
Tue Sep 13 21:29:38 PDT 2022
On Tue, 13 Sep 2022, Rich Brown wrote:
> I am assuming that the code that processes /etc/config/network and
> /etc/config/wireless is the difficulty. It would be possible to change names
> on labels in the GUI, and to update the documentation with the new terms. But
> we need to be able to handle existing configuration files - either to accept
> them, convert them, or give cogent error messages.
I don't see that as the big problem. The big problem I see is all the external
documentation (stacktrace for example) that is not under control of the project.
10 years from now you will have people following those instructions, and they
need to either work, or give good information about what's going wrong.
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