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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Sun, 2007-07-29 at 14:42 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> 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.
> 

/+1. Wget is a sound option.

- Gilboa


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