Reinhard Tartler <firstname.lastname@example.org> (03/08/2009): > [ moving discussion to -project. Please follow up on -devel if you are > contributing to the technical discussion and -project for the > project wide parts ] [ replying to -project only, -devel readers will receive my status update already. ] > Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com> writes: > > > It's been a while and I'm now really wondering what to do with > > Blender. So that everyone can understand, I'm going to try and sum up > > what I'm facing. > > It seems to me that blender is not unique in this regard. There is more > software than just blender that prefers to not be integrated into a > distribution properly, but rather prefers to retain exact control of > (external) libraries that are being included into their source and > binaries. Another characteristic is that they focus on binary > redistribution, and frown upon users that grab the source and compile > themselves. JFTR (and for people reading only this list after some time): At least in the blender case, it looks like upstream understands our point of view and seems to be willing to change things, if possible, see . 1. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2009/08/msg00108.html Mraw, KiBi.
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