some minor Core pruning

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed Jun 28 00:29:27 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 11:46 +1200, Michael J. Knox wrote:
> David Woodhouse wrote:
> [snip]
> > The default MTA should be included in Core, and the others should be in
> > Extras unless they provide functionality which isn't available from the
> > default MTA.
> [snip]
> +1 on that reasoning. However, the road to a concluse agreement on which 
> app to provide the said functionality in core, I doubt, will be easy :)
> But then again... does it really matter? The goal is to have the lines 
> between FE and FC to be pretty much transparent for the end user, so 
> when I build a server and install postfix if it comes from FE instead of 
> FC I couldn't care

Until Extras has .isos at release time lots of people will care.
Arguably, that would also be part of the FC<->FE merge but I won't dare
make a statement about that.

Btw, I personally could care less about .isos.  But my views probably
don't represent the majority of users.


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