Clearing up confusion about package keys, package ids, et al

Edward Z. Yang ezyang at
Fri Jun 5 23:46:36 UTC 2015

I have written a new wiki page which tries to explicate these concepts:

I haven't finished writing my proposal but one thing that I am going
to argue is that we are going to need *MORE* package identification
concepts (sorry Simon!); e.g. reusing package keys as Nix keys just
isn't going to work.


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