[arch-dev-public] Where [erxtra] ends and [community] begins
damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Sun Oct 14 17:47:35 EDT 2007
Sunday 14 October 2007, Roman Kyrylych wrote:
| IMHO Core and Extra should contain essential packages that are
| used by majority of users.
| But if some developer use some very specific niche package - it
| shouldn't be in Extra, IMHO. Won't be Community or even
| Unsupported enought for such packages?
there is no such thing as a humble opinion
if it is an essential pkg for a niche (i.e. molecular biology) and a
dev is using it, then why not offering it officially?
| Core/Extra means "official and well-supported" for most users.
| While Community/Unsupported is kind of "50 text editors more and
| also that nice Gtk theme".
that happens to be, yes.
| IMVHO all games except those that are official part of Gnome and
| KDE package sets and also rarely used scientific packages would
| fit Community well, while can still be maintained by developers.
stop being humble :) ... try being human :D
why distinguish between the ones from gnome and kde and the rest?
"rarely used scientific packages" - can you compare the usage of such
a pkg to e.g. scribus? please show me the numbers of stats of the
last year in the arch community, and i will immediately agree to your
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