Re: wterm in potato
On Mon, Feb 21, 2000 at 07:54:14AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > You could provide an argument as to why it's better not to provide these
> > > packages at all, than to offer them in their existing semi-broken state.
> > I doubt this will be taken as a real argument... but anyway... It appears to
> > me that there's no point in having semi-broken (well, that might be too
> > harsh in the case of wterm) in the archive, when we have them in a working
> > state, or when we have other programs of very similar features, also in a
> > fully-working state.
> But if it works fine for most users (eg English speakers), why deprive
> them of it? It doesn't sound like this bug is even severity: important
> to me; it's just a regular bug.
We have/had several similar situations where the package works just fine for
most people, but doesn't for some, and those some file RC bugs against the
package, and then the majority complains... it's a never-ending story.
enJoy -*/\*- don't even try to pronounce my first name