flavour advocacy (was: installation question)

Andrew Sullivan (asullivan@sprint.ca)
Mon, 14 Dec 1998 15:49:54 -0500 (EST)


On Sun, 13 Dec 1998, Nathan Widmyer wrote:

> Don't turn this into a argument because it is totally futile.

I'll say.  The Linux world is populated with all sorts of tastes.  Could
we please not argue "xyz is better" here?

That said, I think any developer is reasonable in suggesting that a given
labelling of a package (in this case, Red Hat's, but who cares whose it
is?) is misleading, especially if that developer is forced to answer
questions which arise primarily because of that labelling.  The argument,
after all, was not about RPMs, but about what some particular RPMs are
called.

(Advocating a return to the regularly-scheduled programming.)

A

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