Re: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel
On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 08:44:59PM +0100, John Smith wrote:
> > >
> > > "Standards" are snake oil.
> > I don't expect everyone to agree that following the Debian de-facto
> > standards is a good thing.
> Sorry, disagree. _Any_ standard, including a bad one, is OK, if
> implemented vigourously. A standard makes it easier to change to
> a better one, eventually.
Good to hear that. I agree completely, although I acknowledge some people
don't agree with it.
This is why my package is not intended as a replacement for the existing
ones but rather as an addition.
"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."
-- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)