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Re: FESCo meeting summary for 2009-07-31



On 08/01/2009 01:39 AM, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-08-01 at 01:20 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> That's kind of side tracking though. Point is that SRPM as upstream
>> source is simply a stupid thing. We would complain loudly or atleast
>> whine about it if Novell or Mandriva or Debian did that. Wouldn't we?
>>
>> Why should we have an exception anymore? I can't think of a single
>> reason why we should.
>>
> 
> If there was no public available source repo, yes we'd complain.  If
> there was, I don't think we'd complain really.

Remove the special exception and the projects can deal with it the way
they want. If they provide a source repo, that would be following good
upstream practises. If they go and link to the package cvs, then they
are just being deliberately lame.

Rahul


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