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Re: Two versions in the archives



On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 04:31:24PM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> 
> On 16-Jan-2001 David Starner wrote:
> > What is the general rule of thumb on having more than one version of a
> > program in Debian? I ask because version 2.0 of one of my favorite
> > editors (yudit) came out recently, and they wrecked the GUI. It bears
> > little resemblance to the yudit I use. Would it be inappropriate to ask
> > the mainainter to keep the old version in the archive, say as yudit1.5?
> > (I'd be willing to maintain it myself, if nessecary.)
> > 
> 
> no reason this could not be done -- if 2.0 will never get fixed.

It's not buggy (though I bet it breaks many rules of GUI design); it's 
just massively different. Like you typed in gvim one day and found it 
now brought up xemacs.

-- 
David Starner - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
http://dvdeug.dhis.org
And crawling, on the planet's face, some insects called the human race.
Lost in space, lost in time, and meaning.
	-- RHPS

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