Re: Namespaces, was: summary of software licenses in non-free
Hamish Moffatt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 05:39:05PM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
>> On 2004-01-10 15:34:15 +0000 Theodore Ts'o <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >My advice? Keep everything centralized in a
>> >debian.org-hosted non-free section; life will be much, much,
>> >***much*** simpler.
>> As you point out earlier in your email, we already have this problem.
> I think are you exaggerating a bit there. I doubt that a large fraction
> of our users are using any non-Debian repositories. Of course I don't
> have evidence so if you have any contrary to this I'd be pleased to
> see it.
I do think a large percentage of our users of stable are indeedusing
inofficial repositories, by using selected backports. However as
proper backports do not trigger the namespace problems Theodore Ts'o