[arch-dev-public] Moonlight in ArchLinux?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 15:36:33 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:47 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Daniel Isenmann schrieb:
>> Hi,
>> there were a discussion on the arch-general list about why not adding
>> moonlight to the repo
>> (http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2009-January/003326.html).
>> Now I want to discuss this topic further from a developer point of view.
> First thought: I don't care. I have never come across anything that needs
> Silverlight/Moonlight.
> Second thought: If I ever come across a site that needs it, I'd be happy if
> it would be available with pacman -S moonlight.
> Third thought: I still don't care, and I won't until I come across the
> situation in my second thought.
> So if you want to maintain it, do it. If not, then don't.

This is my sentiment too. I've never needed Silver/Moon-light for
anything. I even used to use it for work at my last job, but I never
needed to visit those sites in Linux. That said: the recent US
Inauguration was broadcast with Silverlight, so it is seeing some use.

I will echo Thomas' point: I don't care, but if I need to care at some
point, pacman -S moonlight would be great.

+1 for inclusion as long as you have the desire to maintain it.

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