[aur-general] pkgstats and community - attempt 2
bmartin at cu3edweb.com
Mon Nov 10 18:23:43 EST 2008
On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 00:17:20 +0100, Ondřej Kučera
<ondrej.kucera at centrum.cz> wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> So lets start there. What should the [community] repo be doing? What
>> is its purpose? There is no point discussing anything else until that
>> is well defined.
>> All responses must start with "The [community] repo is ..."
> The [community] repo is - in my non-dev, non-TU very humble opinion - a
> repository for packages that are perhaps not as widely used as those in
> [core] or those in [extra] but still used by enough users, so that it's
> reasonable to provide them in binary form, providing that there is a way
> to do so. I always figured that there is only so many devs and only so
> many packages a single dev can maintain, which leads to a limited number
> of packages in [core]/[extra]. That's why there are TUs and that's why
> there is [community] - so that the number of packages provided in binary
> form (by people that hopefully can be trusted) is larger.
> But what I actually wanted most to say was "amen" to your e-mail, Allan,
> I think you've summarized feelings of many people...
The [community] repo is -
Very well put this is what I thougth the community repo was for also.
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