F7 Zope package

Josh Boyer jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Tue May 8 20:05:52 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 21:34 +0200, Denis Leroy wrote:
> Brian Pepple wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 18:42 +0530, Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray wrote:
> >> What is happening here is that no matter who wants to maintain Python
> >> 2.4.x in whatever form for Fedora 7, the idea is being shot down since
> >> Jeremy (the main Python maintainer) does not like it. That is what
> >> needs a little explaining. All that I have seen is that it will cause
> >> "agonizing pain", "it is too difficult", etc..
> > 
> > No, the reason the idea is being shot down is because the majority of
> > FESCo does not like the idea.  You are seriously mis-characterizing
> > FESCo's decision by implying that Jeremy is the sole reason that Python
> > 2.4 is not being maintained in F7. 
> Why does this even have to go to FESCO in the first place ? We should 
> just make a Call For Submissions for packagers to try Alan's idea and 
> package python 2.4 with zope, and it should just go through the regular 
> review process... If it's really too difficult to do, we'll either have 
> noone willing to do the work, or the submitted packages will have too 
> many problems to go through review. Just follow the process...

Except it already went to FESCo.  Trying to undo the decision by just
submitting a package and hoping it passes review likely isn't the best
way to go about things.


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