Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo?
* "Joel Baker"
| I might argue, in the case of APIs, that it is more a case of "If you don't
| have time to do it right, how will you ever have time to do it over" - it
| becomes *very* hard to un-entrench bad API choices, a lot of the time.
people seem to have the misconception that d-i is one big block of
code with common APIs inside. It is not. It is a bunch of loosely
coupled modules with little common API or code (except for debconf
interaction, that is). (Not necessarily pointing at you here.)
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :