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Re: gnaughty is a hot babe



On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 02:28:57PM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 09:58:10AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> >On Fri, 2009-05-29 at 19:49 +0300, Muayyad AlSadi wrote:
> >> > You're just transferring the work. In order to *generate* the list of
> >> > tens of packages to make _your_ life easier, someone else has to inspect
> >> > the tens of thousands of packages.
> >> and the someone else you refer to is fedora censorship board!
> >> no no like that,
> >> I asked for a unified place to put those things in the wiki
> >> if the maintainer decided that he does not want to add his package to
> >> the list we are not going to shoot him.
> >
> >If all you want is a page on the Wiki for you and notional other people
> >who are interested in excluding certain packages from their spins or
> >whatever to co-ordinate on listing which packages might be an issue,
> >then I don't think anyone would really object to that - all along we've
> >been saying that it's fine for you to include or exclude whatever you
> >like from your own spin on whatever grounds you choose, and this would
> >just be a bit of organization to help you with that. I certainly
> >wouldn't object to it.
> >
> >However, you haven't proposed it as that; you seem to have proposed it
> >as a packaging guideline. All packagers are supposed to respect
> >packaging guidelines (we only don't call them 'rules' because we're
> >trying to be all happy-clappy). If you really want this to be something
> >that packagers don't have to worry about unless they actually care about
> >it, then it shouldn't be a packaging guideline. You should just create
> >it as a page on the Wiki with no official status in any procedure. I
> >don't believe you need anyone's permission to do that, you can just go
> >ahead and do it.
> 
> I will take blame for the packaging guideline.  I suggested one be
> written based on what seemed to be a request to have this driven
> automatically for all packages.
> 
> If this is just a volunteer-only, totally optional wiki page then I
> also see no problem.  If this is something to be mandated, then the
> guideline would be necessary.

This is the sanest answer I've heard thus far.  If you want a wiki
page to display or track something like this, create it.  If others
feel it's useful, they will help.

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