RE: Dock Apps packaging
> Also, users who like dockapps are likely to install many of them. So I'm
> thinking of packaging one or a few bundles of dockapps from
> dockapps.org. This would be valuable without bloating anything.
> What do you fellow developers think of this way of packaging ?
Debian packages have a history of being fine grained. You can install exactly
what you want. yes we make the decision that choice has a value.
I currently run two dock apps -- wmmixer (I used to package it) and wmx10.
Most people I know who use them run 2 or 3. Having 10, 20, more installed for
those 2 is plain silly.
The whole point of Debian is that something we use we package. I find that a
good measure of a piece of software's worth, usefulness, and popularity is
whether it has been packaged yet. I would rather see 5 well maintained
packages than 500 bad ones. In fact many of the old guard would raise this
argument against the current state of Debian. This would only make things