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Re: Time to fight for our beloved DEB format!

On Sun, 1 Jul 2001, Me wrote:

> I totally agree with you. There's a LOT more to cross distro
> compatibility than the package format and manager! A whole heck of a
> lot!!
> What would be cool would be if someone came up with a project
> specifically targetted at this much larger problem: cross-distro
> compatibility! Actually, this should have been started years ago, but
> never mind.
> I hereby put out a call for an initiative to do this. To begin to put
> flesh on this, I suggest the following draft opening to a mission
> statement for this effort:
>     The goal is to develop and promote a set of standards
>     that will increase compatibility among Linux distributions
>     and enable software applications to run on any compliant
>     Linux system.
> Anyone interested? Mariusz?

This is the best troll I've seen in a while.  Thanks.  :)


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