[arch-dev-public] [arch-commits] CVS update of extra/science/plotutils (PKGBUILD)

Jürgen Hötzel juergen at hoetzel.info
Sat Oct 13 04:24:49 EDT 2007

On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 08:47:10PM -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> repo than extra- the only difference is who can place packages there.
> The community has always filled a great role as having some of the
> more niche packages, and most science stuff belongs in this category.

plotutils is an official GNU project. I wouldn't call it a niche
package. I personally use it and I'm glad that damir maintains it now

In my opinion most of the games are niche packages: What's niche is just
a matter of taste. 

I think having up2date technical/scientific packages in the official
repositories makes archlinux attractive for technical users (the
primary audience of archlinux).


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