Re: but I want the GNU versions of packages
On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 03:43:55PM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> a tapoté :
> > On Mon, 30 Jun 2003 13:58:54 +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > One question: what's the point? Surely you want the best, not
> > > necessarily the GNU version (which might be an incredibly bleeding-edge
> > > pre-alpha thing, like for example mailutils was not so long ago)?
> > bleeding-edge pre-alpha thing... well task-gnu-only will include the Hurd,
> > won't it? ;)
> Aside from the joke, we are talking about a package available also for
> Debian GNU/_Linux_, aren't we?
Fine, but then it can't be task-gnu-_only_.. maybe task-gnu-usualy? :)
> The name task-gnu-only seems misleading. From what we said previously,
> it should be something like task-gnu-when-it-exists.
IMHO when-it-exists is missleading also. Bleeding-edge or stuff we don't
provide still exists.