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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [EXTERNAL] Re: Rename "vader" BTL to "xpmem"
From: Shamis, Pavel (shamisp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-17 11:48:29

+1, If Nathan don't mind to change the name, then it's ok.

Pavel (Pasha) Shamis

Application Performance Tools Group
Computer Science and Math Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
On Nov 17, 2011, at 11:34 AM, Barrett, Brian W wrote:
> On 11/17/11 6:29 AM, "Ralph Castain" <rhc_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Frankly, the only vote that counts is Nathan's - it's his btl, and we
>> have never forcibly made someone rename their component. I would suggest
>> we not set that precedent. I'm comfortable with whatever he decides to
>> call it.
> I have no objection to a rename, but agree with Ralph that this seems like
> the sort of thing that should be handled by asking Nathan first (which
> Jeff may have done, who knows).  Naming arguments are always painful and
> we've largely avoided them.  I'd hate to start with a situation where we
> don't talk to the original author of the code first.
> Brian
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