[arch-dev-public] Moonlight in ArchLinux?
allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jan 23 21:56:01 EST 2009
Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
>> Am Fri, 23 Jan 2009 19:47:22 +0100
>> schrieb Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:
>>> Daniel Isenmann schrieb:
>>>> there were a discussion on the arch-general list about why not
>>>> adding moonlight to the repo
>>>> Now I want to discuss this topic further from a developer point of
>>> 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.
>> In some way I don't care too. If you want to maintain then do it.
>> But I see no need to do this in our official extra repository. I
>> haven't come across one single website using it. So I see no reason for
>> an exception from our rules here. We should do what we do with all other
>> packages: put it into AUR and wait how important it will become. The
>> number of votes will be one point. An increasing number of websites
>> using it may be the other one.
> I agree with Andy. We should keep it in AUR for a while to see if it's
> popular enough to be in the extra repo. |Anyway, I'm sharing everyone
> sentiment of not caring.
I think AUR is the place for it initially. Even if just to show that
six emails to arch-general does not get what you want...
Other than that, I am in a state of utter ambivalence.
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