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Re: redesigning the debian installer

On Mon, Sep 18, 2000 at 07:21:42PM -0700, Randolph Chung wrote:
> > "Second System Effect"? Can you explain that with source? Thanks
> The tendency for someone who is designing a 2nd generation system to
> want to put everything in and overengineer things.
> See _The Mythical Man Month_ by Federick Brooks (ISBN: 0-201-83595-9)

Seems like I really have to buy that book.

> > Where can I find that proposal? I seem to have missed it :(
> It's on the debconf mailing list. The archives are at 
> http://kitenet.net/auto/pipermail/config/

Is that an open list? Since it is of interest for the installer I would
like to subscribe to it.



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