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Re: RFC: graph of Debian package cycle



On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 07:08:49PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * martin f. krafft:
> 
> > Based on the work of Kevin Mark (URL not available, sorry), I have
> > made a graph of the life cycle of a Debian package for inclusion in
> > my forthcoming book (http://debianbook.info). You can find the
> > sources and generated files at
> >
> >   http://people.debian.org/~madduck/graphs/package-cycle/en/
> 
> Interesting, thanks.  I believe the --->O arrays are confusingly
> labled.  "package installation" is probably a better choice.  The
> difference between "package propagation" and "package upload" is not
> clear, at least to me.

Hi Florian,
I think 'package propagation' is machine initiated (via tags) and
'package upload' is human initiated.
> 
> I suppose you should split the diagram in two because the
> before-incoming part and the after-incoming part are not too strongly
> connected, and the result would be more readable.
> 

This is something about which I will think.

-Kev
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