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Re: Debian Services Census


On Wed, 19 Feb 2014, Ingo Jürgensmann wrote:
> Unfortunately I have a problem with the renaming of my pet service
> Buildd.Net on https://wiki.debian.org/Services. I added my service as
> BuilddNet and it got renamed to "UnofficialBuilddNet". Although it's
> true that it's an unofficial service, I feel great discomfort with the
> prefix "Unofficial". No other service has this prefix and I sense
> disadvantage (not to say: discrimination) about the stigma of being
> named the only "Unofficial" service on that page.  So I propose either
> the removal of "Unofficial" from the title "UnofficialBuilddNet" to
> "BuilddNet" or "Buildd.Net" or adding tags "official" and "unofficial"
> for each service so that everyone can differentiate between unofficial
> and official services by using a filter or such. But I really object
> against being the only service named "Unofficial". 

I don't have a strong opinion about the addition/removal of this prefix
but I'd like to point out that contrary to other services, this one
reuses the "buildd" keyword which is already associated to
buildd.debian.org and it's a service which duplicates features
with an already existing service.

I guess that's the main reasons why Martin added the prefix to
disambiguate its status.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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