[rb-general] SOURCE_PREFIX_MAP format specification proposals

Ian Jackson ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Wed Jan 18 12:27:56 CET 2017

Daniel Shahaf writes ("Re: [rb-general] SOURCE_PREFIX_MAP format specification proposals"):
> Couldn't we just, right now, say "'SOURCE_PREFIX_MAP v0' uses the
> encoding of $PATH", so consumers/producers have something concrete to
> play with?  We could subsequently release a v1 that adds supports for
> colons, but as they say, "release early and often".

Not unless you also, in advance, forbid certain other characters.
Otherwise there is no room for expansion.


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