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Re: Less dinstall FTW?

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 12:08:09PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> I am disturbed by the repeated use of this disparaging "versionitis" term
> in this thread.
> Wanting to be able to rapidly iterate as we develop a very complicated

Key word: we

The issue is, users will think "Oh sure, this'll be a great way to get
packages! Faster is better, right?"

I think the concern is end users using it, not developers using it to
aid with development.

> distribution is not "verionitis". It's sound software development
> principles. Reducing the time it takes to compile something and be able
> to test it is one way to increase your productivity. This is true
> whether you're compiling a simple C program or a complete distribution CD.
> -- 
> see shy jo


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