[rfc][icedtea-web] Resource Status Rename (super small patch)

Jacob Wisor gitne at gmx.de
Tue Aug 19 21:47:19 UTC 2014

On 08/19/2014 10:09 PM, Jie Kang wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 08/15/2014 08:56 PM, Jie Kang wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> When studying the ResourceTracker I found the Status names and what they
>>> meant were not completely obvious. I have changed the names:
>>> Connect -> Preinitialize  and Download -> Predownload
>>>     The new names are more informative of the resources state.
>>> Connecting -> Initializing Connected -> Initialized
>>> The connect->connecting->connected state refers to the process of
>>> initializing the resource. A connection does occur within initializing but
>>> there is much more being done than that. As such I think the name
>>> preinitialize -> initializing -> initialized is more accurate.
>> Nevertheless, your renaming proposal completely dumps the notion of
>> connecting
>> to or for a resource, which is quite essential to this whole concept. Perhaps
>> you could try again and still incorporate the "connect" term? Maybe you could
>> add one or two new states with additional code to make things more clear?
> Hello,
> As the alternative I suggest Preconnect->Connecting->Connected. Thoughts?
> Patch attached.
> Regards,

Yes, looks great to me! :-) I am okay with it to push.


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