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Re: Debian Organization

> project needs to re-evaluate it's priorities.  Mechanisms need to be put
> in place to make it more difficult to add software to the archive.

This kind of idea is always useless.  You're not going to solve anything
by adding mechanisms.  Mechanisms designed to *prevent* people from doing
things are especially useless, if not actually destructive.

> Packages that serve only a tiny audience should be removed from the
> archive.  Orphaned packages, unless they serve a critical need of the

Its not the packages that are used by only a tiny audience that are
holding up release.

> system as a whole, should also be removed.  If developers want to
> distribute their software, let them upload them to an FTP server, or
> create an account on SourceForge.  Unless a software package adds some
> significant to new feature or functionality to the operating system as a
> whole, it shouldn't be added to the archive.  If something is not done
> soon, Debian will eventually reach a point where it is no longer
> maintainable due to the overwhelming number of packages it provides.

Please stop dripping doom and gloom everywhere.  You almost look like a


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