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Re: DPLs : what do you think about ...

On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 10:15:23PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Look, I am a *coder*. I am not a documentation person. What you're missing
> is that this is a volenteer effort, and we work on what we want to work on.
> If you make it so am unable to work on what I want to work on, I will not do
> any work. It's that simple.

You are not the only person on this project. Find other avenues of letting
ppl use your features. Distribute it on #debian on irc. There are better
ways to handle testing new features than forking unstable.

> > Also this would ease alot of stress on mirrors (forking is a huge resource
> > strain)
> No it's not. We just shange a symlink and add a new tree full of symlinks.

So you are saying that potato is nothing more than symlinks to slink? 6
gigs for potato and slink. That's a lot of symlinks :) I know initially it
is symlinked. But as maintainers start uploading packages to just
unstable, that size grows tremendously.

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