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Re: MSDOS name conversion

>> disks.  However, splitting these at the 1.4MB boundary in the distribution
>> is not the best way.  Also, a 1.4MB boundary is not best for people with
>> 1.2MB drives.
>Could that be the reason why the suggested split size was more like 0.45  
>MB? :-)

That just leaves you with a suboptimal solution for _everyone_!

>> As for being extremely concerned, I know I'm arguing this more than
>> is strictly called for.  I've been a hacker for over 12 years and I
>> know the differences between a hack and doing things properly.  Debian
>> has so many things "done properly" that adding this "hack" of splitting
>> files within the distribution bothers me.
>Well, that seems to be where we differ. While I also dislike hacks and do  
>like proper solutions, my opinion on what's a hack and what's proper seems  
>to be the exact opposite from yours.


                                 ( bcwhite@bnr.ca )

    In theory, theory and practice are the same.  In practice, they're not.

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