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Re: [users] Re: Time to fight for our beloved DEB format!



On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 08:40:16PM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> use Debian if Debian opts not to support the LSB.  Perhaps they'll
> decide to use Mandrake, or Red Hat, or some other distribution
> instead.  

maybe you didn't hear the first time

Who cares!

> Since I've only recently switched to using Debian, I'm hoping that
> some Debian developers will decide that they also want to use some LSB
> applications on their system, and will therefore undertake the
> necessary work to make Debian be capable of installing LSB compliant
> applications.  But if that doesn't happen, perhaps I'll have to switch
> to some other distribution.  That's the way these things go.

i think debian will support the lsb to the point where it does not
require compromising our quility and policy.  beyond that i hope to
hell we ignore it.  

id rather debian ignore part or all of the lsb then turn itself into
one of those other distributions. 

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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