[aur-general] Someone hug sergej
baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Wed Dec 3 16:10:06 EST 2008
On Wednesday 03 December 2008 1:31:46 am w9ya wrote:
> - Yes users are ALWAYS VERY IMPORTANT, including the ones that do NOT vote.
> The problem is that a user has to understand enough about archlinux to get
> ahold of aurvotes and yaourt and manage to install them, and we forget how
> hard this process can be compared to simply installing it and using the
> binary repos. The ham radio community seeks solutions to problems adn quite
> frankly arch is a good solution, but asking them to vote and so forth is
> NOT a good solution to seeing their use represented as it is quite a bit of
> additional work to just vote on something. Heck most of the users of arch
> are not even registered users, let alone voters.
If I may be allowed to say something here.....
I have been an Arch Linux user for about 1 year after migrating from Fedora to
Linux From Scratch to now Arch. I have now five machines (at home) currently
running Arch from desktops to servers.
In my side business I build subversion systems for small businesses. I picked
Arch to build these because of the rolling release model and the ABS system.
ABS is an excellent system if I may say. It is easier for me to build custom
system for my side business.
I have in the whole time up to now have not voted upon a single package in any
repo. Although I have consumed packages from most of the repos, AUR
Voting for a package(s) is just not something that is of value to me as a
So I can some what [ validate && understand ] what Bob Finch is saying.
Sorry BASH made me do it :)
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