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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 15:40 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> * Unix philosophy - do just one thing and do it well:
>    - RPM is not a GPG key manager but a package manager.
>    - RPM is not an ftp/http client, it's a package manager.
> 

... While I agree with the general UNIX philosophy, RPM's HTTP/FTP
support is very useful.
How about creating an external plug-in interface that will handle
non-standard file URLs instead of doing it in the main code?

- Gilboa


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