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Re: redhat abe

On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 08:52 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > RH has the ability to change this at any time.
> ability? yes. willingness? no.
> > It is not - RH has had no problems in adding yum support and has no
> > problem in adding and removing other packages at any time at RH's free
> > will.
> Do you know why they had no issue adding yum support? B/c it could be
> covered internally. If it broke and I wasn't around to fix it - they
> could take care of it.
> 100+ lines of C++ they were not interested in maintaining.
How comes, FE/fedora.us is able to maintain it?

I know apt's code is ... ... leaves a lot to be desired, but it doesn't
require that much effort to maintain the package.

> > For example instead of adding yum and keeping up2date, RH could have
> > tried to help apt. - IMO, this is all politics and not at all
> > technically motivated.
> IMO you don't know what you're talking about.
I guess, I do ... I spent way too much time with rpmlib and apt.


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