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Re: Linux is not about choice [was Re: Fedora too cutting edge?]



On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 06:24:08PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> 
> I just meant that most (certainly not all) Fedora package maintainers
> don't know how to write/debug code, create patches that will be accepted
> upstream, understand complex interactions involving multiple packages
> and processes (sometimes even user/kernel boundaries) and so on - you
> know, what programmers do.
> 
> While this is probably fine for the majority of our packages (I mean,
> it's perfectly fine to package software even if you can't program), it's
> probably going to be a problem in situations like the proposed ones.

That's sure people should not do things they cannot manage, but I can't
see how it is related with the issues above. And notice that it is Hans
who started the thread...

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Pat


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