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Re: Bug#220401: ITP: linux-experimental -- Linux 2.4 kernel [EXPERIMENTAL PACKAGE]

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 11:26:26AM -0600, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
>  > * Package name    : linux-experimental
>  I really don't care either way, but would you consider using
>  kernel-linux-whatever instead?

I considered it, but it's redundant and unnecessary. I'll stick with the
name choosed by upstream.

>  Just for consistency's sake.  As
>  someone else said, eventually there will be a kernel-freebsd or
>  kernel-netbsd, and having an uniform scheme to call these things would
>  be nice.

There's no consistency in that, since FreeBSD and NetBSD are not kernels.

Robert Millan

"[..] 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."

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