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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Maybe we should open up "depends" for all targets
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2008 12:56:35 GMT
On 2008-11-20, Dominique Devienne <> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:
>> target-group is-a target.  A "plain target" is a target as opposed to
>> a target-group.

> Since I have conceptualized them in my head as something different
> than targets, I forget that implementation-wise they remain targets.

Not only implementation-wise, also in my head, conceptually.

> I actually think it would be better if the code made them distinct
> classes, possibly extracting an interface for the perform and
> dependency getting parts, but that's a different story. From the
> user and documentation perspective, the fact that a target-group is
> a target under the cover should be de-emphasized IMHO.

I wonder what sort of difference between target and target-group
people see, I don't seem to get it, sorry.


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