On Fri, 18 Jun 2021 20:59:48 +0300 Caleb Maclennan via aur-general email@example.com said:
On 2021-06-11 03:16, Archange wrote:
so let’s start the discussion period.
This message is a short public service announcement reminding all current TUs that today is the halfway point of the discussion period on my application. I know packagers tend to be the easily distracted types that wander off following the latest shinny thing wherever it leads — it takes one to know one. I also know the author of *the* most popular AUR package (not to mention co-author of the second most popular) just threw his hat in the ring too, but I don't want you to loose your chance to hold my toes over the fire.
If my existing packages or former FOSS involvement doesn't give enough fodder for discussion, lets try some unpopular opinions:
- I think most non-library Rust projects would benefit from Autoconf
tooling. Rust is a fantastic language but Cargo is terrible in the role of distribution tooling.
- Projects that track auto-generated content (such as Autoconf
generated bits) in their VCS should be taken out behind the woodshed and...
- Non-tiling window managers are mostly just window *observers*, they
clearly aren't *managing* them effectively if they just throw them all in a pile.
Careful there young whipper-snapper... You might want to write a few WM's first.... :) :P :)
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