Re: Bug#150551: ITP: wmcoincoin -- Stupid dockapp for browsing DaCode sites news and board
Joseph Carter <email@example.com> writes:
> I care. I suspect everyone who has to download the Packages.gz for sid on
> a slow link probably has a vested interest in removing the stupid and all
> but totally unused crap people throw in the archive, not adding more to
I appreciate the variety. I'd be much more interested in a better
compression algorithm (bz2, for example) than in a censored content.
> We have some really silly things in the archive, and that's fine as long
> as they actually have a real use. But I don't go packaging every little
> applet and script I write, because most of it is useful to six people,
> some of it closer to about a dozen.
Please define "real use".
> When packaging a thing, a developer should be asking what this package
> will add to Debian and who will benefit. If the answers are "not much"
> and "nobody really", do we really need to further bloat the Packages list,
> the archive space, the mirrors' disk requirements, etc, with it? I say
> probably not.
"Only do what's popular" has lead to Windows. I prefer Debian the way
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