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Re: Proposal: incremental release process (the package pool)

On Thu, Oct 28, 1999 at 04:41:50AM -0200, Lalo Martins wrote:
> So spracht the original creator of the idea...
> On Wed, Oct 27, 1999 at 10:45:42PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > 
> > Note that todays technology eliminates the need for a ftp hierarchy that
> > resembles the architectural design of our software hierarchy. Most people
> > are accessing packages through apt, web interface or similar.
> > 
> > So we can have a real, physical pool of any sort, and all distributions are
> > simply a packages file with the relevant constellation.
> Makes a lot of sense, but that also means making apt mandatory.
> Are we ready for this step?

Everyone uses apt. Heck, IIRC, it's even on base2_2.tgz.

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