Re: KDE2 - nice demolition job ...
>>"John" == John Galt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
John> The big package breakups have historically been related to
John> licensing issues (either a license incompatibility that's been
John> pointed out or a change in licensing that broke compatibility),
John> so the bug pointing out the license issue might be seen as
John> forcing the breakup...
Actually, that is not the only reason (or, IMO, even the major
reason). Other reasons are: I only need part of a huge package, so
please break it out; upstream breakup of software with different
release cycles, Part of a package has alternate software, so breaking
out packages can allow finer grained choiuces.
Talkers are no good doers. William Shakespeare, "Henry VI"
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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