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Re: Dropping the repotag



On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Michael Schwendt wrote:

> On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 08:22:18 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 09:35:19PM +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > On Sun, 18 Mar 2007 13:08:08 -0700, Greg Swallow wrote:
> > > 
> > > > > Why would a __user__ want a repotag? 
> > > > You're right - the average user probably doesn't (care).  It's the 
> > > > people that have to deal with users through bug reports and other 
> > > > support situations that want a repotag. 
> > > 
> > > Everything other than a clear "Vendor" id in the package header is
> > > broken. It is only a matter of time before independent packagers not only
> > > set %dist, but also the repotag, mimicking Fedora or EPEL packages.
> > 
> > This is far fetched science ficition. Disttags and repotags have been
> > around long before Fedora existed and no repo was as brain-damaged to
> > copy over another repo's repotag.
> 
> Check your facts. No further comment.

No, check *your* facts.

fedora.us is not the Fedora project. And even if it were, repotags have 
been used in fedora.us _before_ the Fedora project.

Besides, another moot point to divert from a normal conversation.

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