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"The Cathedral and the Bazaar" from a repository's POV (was: Questions ...)



On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 12:54:16AM -1000, Warren Togami wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-11-02 at 00:33, Stephan Windischmann wrote:
> > On Sun, 2003-11-02 at 10:30, Didier Casse wrote:
> > > But you still can get support from the Enlightenment team! I currently use
> > > Enlightenment and I'm often on their mailing list. I can tell you that
> > > they (and including me!) can provide full support for anybody who use
> > > E desktop on any distro. I currently use RH9 and willing to help anybody
> > > who has problems with E on RH9.
> > Then the Enlightenment team (or any other projects team) should set up
> > their own apt/yum repository for RH/Fedora.
> > 
> 
> Wrong.  The enlightenment team should submit their official package to
> fedora QA for inclusion in the community's repository.
> 
> > Due to different philosophies, I doubt that Fedora iseer going to have
> > repositories as big as Debian, so for a number of projects, we will have
> > to rely on 3d party repositories.
> 
> Wrong again.  3rd party repositories will only be necessary mainly for
> packages that cannot exist in Fedora due to license or legal reasons. 
> This is very similar to Debian's situation.

There are more reasons for the existance of independent repositories
than being illegal. 

> Warren
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