Re: Intent-to-package: berlin DR1
On Sun, 13 Sep 1998, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Federico Di Gregorio wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 12, 1998 at 09:14:19PM -0700, Aaron Van Couwenberghe wrote:
> > > I have been in contact with graydon, and have been watching the project grow
> > > from vaporware to something real. I would like to contribute, although it
> > > will be far from finished, a packaged version of berlin .01 at the point
> > > (soon) that it is released.
> > > This will give program developers a solid idea of what exactly
> > > berlin is, what its capabilities are, and a working development environment
> > > for the new corba-based windowing system. I would assume that the package
> > > be placed in contrib (and project/experimental or project/alpha) rather than
> > > main until which time it becomes fully developed.
> > Both experimental and contrib are not intended for alpha software.
> Experimental is not? Then I wonder what it is for.
Stuff that will break the distribution. I.e. if there was an alpha bash,
that would be put there, but an alpha berlin doesn't break anything, so it
can be put in main.