Re: Debian Maintainers GR Proposal - Use Cases
OoO En cette nuit nuageuse du mercredi 27 juin 2007, vers 01:06, Paul
Cager <firstname.lastname@example.org> disait:
> I'm a fairly active (non-DD) member of the Java Packaging team, and I
> also maintain a couple of non-Java packages. Although I'm starting to
> become reasonably skilled at Java packaging, I'm far from ready to apply
> for NM. For example I don't know all of the details about packaging C
> libraries, or Perl etc., and (since I am concentrating on Java
> packaging) I do not currently have a desire to learn about these areas
> of packaging. It's a "depth-of-knowledge" versus "breadth-of-knowledge"
I may be wrong, but I don't think that DD have to be able to package any
language program. Pickup your favorite DD and you will see that either
he doesn't know how to package a Java program or he doesn't how to
package a Perl program or...
Avoid temporary variables.
- The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plauger)