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Re: Bug#517790: ITP: mydns -- DNS server using MySQL or PostgreSQL for data storage

On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 22:59 +0100, Guus Sliepen wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 09:10:21PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 02:02:08AM -0600, William Pitcock wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > What does this have over PowerDNS?
> > > 
> > > Probably nothing, else that I am using it and packaging it for my own 
> > > and thought that it would be a good idea to contribute to Debian, is 
> > > redundancy a problem ?
> > 
> > Even if you're a perfectly responsible maintainer, a new package still
> > requires some work by ftpmaster, the release team, possibly the security team,
> > and so on.  It also increases the number of options a user has to choose
> > between.  If the package is redundant, this is a waste of their time.
> If it is really redundant then it is also a waste of upstream's time. William,
> since you're trying to package it, could you compare it in detail to PowerDNS,
> and if there is really little difference, try to see if both upstreams can work
> together and merge their efforts? That would help everyone in the end.

It's not me who is trying to package it, but Sylvain Rochet.


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