FC4 slimfast slimfest

Andrew Overholt overholt at redhat.com
Mon Feb 21 22:46:40 UTC 2005

* Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2005-02-21 17:29]:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 05:22:00PM -0500, Andrew Overholt wrote:
>  > > Java can all live in a java repository. There is a vast amount of it and we
>  > > don't have room.
>  > 
>  > I would like to see at least a minimal free Java toolchain/environment in
>  > Fedora.  This is a slippery slope that leads to language-ism, IMHO.  Why
>  > stop with Java?  Let's put all python stuff in its own repository as well.
> The important difference here is that system-config-*, yum, up2date, rhn-applet and
> various other 'core' components are written in python, not java, so the
> comparison is meaningless imo.

I obviously wasn't serious :) .

I really do think that a re-evaluation of what is 'Core' and what is
'Extras' (which I really do believe is a misnomer, BTW) is necessary.  Or
at least a clarification.


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