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Re: Bits from the RM

On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 03:01:20PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> On 2003-12-01 14:45 +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > Another possibility is to just drop packages that aren't maintained well
> > enough. While this is somewhat attractive, it doesn't really serve our
> > users any better than saying "Why don't we just lower our standards?"
> Basically I agree that instantly dropping 'bad' packages (or, worse,
> doing it automatically) is not the best option for users. But OTOH it
> cannot be the best solution neither to keep them forever, begging 
> people to fix them without any success. 

Sure. The best solution is to beg people to fix them _with_ success.

Please focus your attentions in that direction.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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