Re: Improving our response to "duplicate" packages in Debian
> - Research how many similar software packages are there actually in Debian, in
> what shape they are, whether they have active upstream and downstream
> maintainers. Complain about the worst package in that selection instead.
to address Ben's comments and to possibly distill Guus's nice list into
easily available and digestible post, I have placed an extract of
it into http://wiki.debian.org/ITP so we could refine it and possibly
refer to it.
Yaroslav O. Halchenko
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College, 419 Moore Hall, Hinman Box 6207, Hanover, NH 03755
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