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



On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 00:30 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> 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. 

´╗┐You claimed that there was dozens and dozens of people ready to help
with such tasks. I submit that is not true. I wish it was.

      David


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