On 10/01/18 11:20, Andreas Tille wrote: > Hi Leopold, > > since you give permission to post on Debian Science I do so in public. > Please always keep the blog posting of our beloved DPL in mind! :-) > https://chris-lamb.co.uk/posts/dont-ask-your-questions-in-private > > On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 10:08:47AM +0100, Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda wrote: >> I have been thinking and looking on salsa and I would like to ask you if you >> think that it could be interesting to have a subgroup about robotics. >> >> With the migration to salsa, we have lost the folder of ROS and maybe I'm a bit >> scare to have a big namespace with all the debian science packages, but it's >> just a personal feeling. > > I'm personally not scared by the flat name space. I do not think that > "hiding" metainformation in a subgroup / subdir is not really helpful in > the end. I'm sorry but I don't understand you here. Maybe too much "not" and a problem of English from my part. What are you saying, creating a subgroup/subdir is helpful yes or not? The only thing that might be worth considering, is whether you > think an own Debian Robotics Blend would fly (in terms of contributors > and number of packages). In this case a separate packaging team might > make sense. > Well, Debian Science Team has 886 projects (source packages?). It's a big umbrella for all scientific packages. Maybe some subcategories (subgroups or whatever) would attract the people for a more specific project than a generic one. The problem them would be the borders, where a package/project goes to one place or other. About the robotic group .... I really don't know. Jochen? Jose? Leo -- -- Linux User 152692 GPG: 05F4A7A949A2D9AA Catalonia ------------------------------------- A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? A: Top-posting. Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?
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