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Re: using freedesktop.org libs

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 12:11:22PM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 01:14:30AM +0100, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> > > > I found this idea very interesting. I think that the debian project should 
> > > > take more advantage of the freedesktop.org libs.
> > > 
> > > Glancing briefly at the packages in sid, we've been using the ones
> > > they have released for a while. Unreleased libraries do not belong in
> > > unstable.
> > 
> > It's not about released vs. unreleased but XFree86 vs. freedesktop.org.
> Presumably you think freedesktop.org will do a better job of
> maintaining them. So why are you so eager to use things which they say
> aren't ready for release, if you trust their skills so much?

Personally, I've come to believe that Jim Gettys has a vague idea of
what he's doing.

Also, note I specified no timeframe. I would've ITPed it already if I
wanted it nownownow, only I don't. I want to wait until fd.o deems it

Getting tired of this,

Daniel Stone                                                <daniels@debian.org>
Debian X Strike Force:                    http://people.debian.org/~branden/xsf/

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