[arch-dev-public] [signoff] capi4k-utils-050718-7

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Mon May 18 12:34:37 EDT 2009

Am Montag 18 Mai 2009 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Tobias Powalowski schrieb:
> > Hi
> > fixed manpath:
> > http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/13764
> >
> > greetings
> > tpowa
> You probably won't get any signoffs, as ISDN was never used outside
> Europe AFAIK (especially US never had ISDN to my knowledge) and nobody
> uses it anymore even here. I guess if it works for you, you can simply
> move it.
> Do we really need this in core? The idea was to provide an internet
> connection to people after installation (that's why we include ppp,
> various VPN systems and wireless drivers). But ISDN offers such a
> slow-band connection (64KBit/s on one B channel, 128KBit/s if you bundle
> two B channels) that you won't be able to continue installing Arch
> anyway. My suggestion is to move this to extra.
Well as usual depends on the person. DSL and other connection types make 56k 
modems and isdn probably not that needed anymore.
If other devs vote for moving to extra i'm fine with that.
I'm probably the only one who uses this package in combination with hylafax.

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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