eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Oct 25 18:49:06 UTC 2017
On 10/25/2017 11:32 AM, Matt Johnson (AZURE) wrote:
> So, how is it that we're ok with deleting Canada/East-Saskatchewan, but somehow we have to leave US/Pacific-New? We could delete a whole file from the repo...
> What ARE the rules for when a name is ok to be deleted entirely? AFAIK, this is the first time in a long while that we didn't just move it to the backward file.
We deleted Canada/East-Saskatchewan because of the thread starting here:
The basic idea was that overall the (trivial) cost of keeping
Canada/East-Saskatchewan around exceeded the (even more trivial) benefit.
I'm open to the idea that a similar argument applies to the 'pacificnew'
file. If it would simplify maintenance overall to move its contents into
the 'backward' file and remove the 'pacificnew' file, then we should do
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