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Re: What doing with an uncooperative maintainer ?

On 22 Aug 2003 03:58:03 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> said: 

> "Marcelo E. Magallon" <mmagallo@debian.org> writes:
>> On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 03:05:00PM +0200, Thomas Hood wrote:
>> > But sometimes there are fundamental disagreements about how
>> > something should be packaged and then it must be possible for two
>> > competing packages to exist in Debian
>> Says who?

> Basically the social contract.

	The users are ill served by a haodge-podge of ill integrated
 software. We already have complaints of there being way too many
 packages, with confusing and hard-to-distinguish selection
 process. Added forked variants results in a _worse_ OS, not a better
 one.  You may improve the situation for people who want fresh CVS
 commits, at the expense of the quality of the distribution.


You can't play your friends like marks, kid. Henry Gondorf, "The
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