Re: Snes9x and Quake in main
Eric Gillespie, Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2001 07:11:48 +0000 (UTC),
> email@example.com (Joey Hess) said:
> > programming language compiler, the new programming
> > language's compiler is clearly useful right out of the box,
> > if you know or are learning the language. It exists to
> > compile code; code for it to compile need not be available
> > if you can write some. (Just as a free unix system is
> > usable out of the box if you know or are learning unix...)
> Quake is clearly useful right out of the box, If you know or are
> learning how to make Quake data paks. It exists to play Quake
> data paks; paks for it to play need not be available if you can
> write some.
Sophistry. A C compiler exists to let you build C programs. Quake does
not exist to let you build pak files.
> If OpenQuartz (http://www.planetquake.com/gg/openquartz.html)
> didn't exist of i weren't satisfied with it, i should be able to
> develop make my own data paks without modifiying my sources.list.
Why don't you just --
a) Package openquartz and be done with it.
b) Propose a policy amendment to eliminate contirb altogether (for that
is the logical conclusion to your reasoning).
see shy jo