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Re: We need easier installation.



On Fri, Oct 23, 1998 at 02:59:05PM -0700, Marc Singer wrote:
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> > The problem is: who decides which are the good editors, and which are the
> > good games and the good maths packages.....?
> 
> Perhaps what we need is a way to propagate package reviews.  We could
> distribute simple databases of packages with personal recommendations.
> Therefore, if you find that there are a couple of people whose reviews
> you like, you can use their recommendations.

Great, now, each editor package can have a few hundred pages of reviews
on recommendations (No joke), and if ANY preference is made as to ratings
we get a nice, huge, flame war, at best.. (Once or twice a month)
> 
> > vi and emacs are both feature-laden text editors, but most people seem to
> > think that one is wonderful and one is err..... ;)
> 
> I can imagine this to be linked to deslect/apt such that
> administrators can browse this information when they need to.
> Perhaps, it could be accessible from the web such that the databases
> are dynamic.

Hit update, web != dynamic in all cases...

Zephaniah E, Hull..
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