Peter Palfrader <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Tue, 30 Sep 2008, MJ Ray wrote:
> > Posting a simple mail like "I can't predict why we might want to move
> > it, but it seems like a possibility we should leave open and yes,
> > ftp-master was a symbolic name, but isn't the best one now. Please use
> > the new symbolic names." a few messages back might have stopped this.
> It also isn't accurate. The name was changed for the very reason that
> upload place should be uncoupled from archive maint place, for the few
> times where ries does go down. It was proposed when this happened last
> time, a few weeks back.
> Just because *you* don't get it doesn't mean it's stupid.
Reading this, it looks like a classic "Debian gotcha", as in, "Oh!
You didn't know we were going that way? Read Changelog!" Except this
one bites DDs instead of users. Welcome to the party.
I wonder if one of these days /etc is going to be bound up in a
reiserfs based registry.
Just kidding, sorta.
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