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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      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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