Re: Bug#468183: ITP: monkey -- small webserver based on the HTTP/1.1 protocol
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On 03/01/08 06:51, David Nusinow wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 08:02:39PM -0600, William Pitcock wrote:
>> Why does a package need to clarify what's different about it than others
>> like it? Debian is about having the possibility of choosing between many
>> options for the same thing e.g. openssh, dropbear for sshd, 12 different
>> httpd options, etc.
> I wish we had some more of this sort of thinking in our own project and a
> little less of yours. Maybe then we'd have fewer bugs in the packages
> people actually care about and use.
I say we drop every WM & DE except GNOME, because that will simplify
the distro, and lead to *much* fewer bugs!!!
Obviously, what I just wrote is nonsense, and should never happen.
Because FLOSS *is* about choice.
However... it is perfectly reasonable for a distro to say, "We can
not be all things to all people, so some limits have to be set, and
some users/DDs will be disappointed."
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"(Women are) like compilers. They take simple statements and
make them into big productions."
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