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Re: KDE2 - nice demolition job ...

>>"John" == John Galt <galt@inconnu.isu.edu> writes:

 John> The big package breakups have historically been related to
 John> licensing issues (either a license incompatibility that's been
 John> pointed out or a change in licensing that broke compatibility),
 John> so the bug pointing out the license issue might be seen as
 John> forcing the breakup...

	Actually, that is not the only reason (or, IMO, even the major
 reason). Other reasons are: I only need part of a huge package, so
 please break it out; upstream breakup of software with different
 release cycles, Part of a package has alternate software, so breaking
 out packages can allow finer grained choiuces.

 Talkers are no good doers. William Shakespeare, "Henry VI"
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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