Re: Bug#167921: ITP: httrack -- offline browser : copy websites toyour computer
On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 11:45:21AM -0500, David D.W. Downey wrote:
> Why should it matter if another package provides the same services. maybe
> people don't wnat to use that particular package?
> If the guy wants to packge it up and maintian it, let him. Unless someone
> can find a specific reason that that particular software package should not
> be included (and just because another software package provides the same
> functionality is *not* a good reason), ther eshould be no problem.
> The guy filed an ITP like he's supposed to, now let him package it, let it
> be reviewed for security holes, and correct packaging and go from there.
it seems to me that you supposed too much about Anthony's question. I cannot
read anithing about what you wrote in Anthony's mail.
Read it as the possible question that may rise in a user's mind while reading
the description of this package. We should provide enough information to let
users choose one package among other.
More over, i find questions like Anthony's one to be useful for ITPers: they may
make people realize about the true usefulnes of a particular package.
It all depends on the mind with which you read a mail.
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