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Re: RPM roadmapping



On 7/29/07, Gilboa Davara <gilboad gmail com> wrote:
> 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

Seems to me, removal of the code doesn't necessarily mean removal  of
the feature. Future RPM might just depend on wget.

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