[Pkg-xfce-devel] Missing uploads to ftp-master
d.paleino at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 09:18:05 UTC 2007
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Il giorno Wed, 12 Sep 2007 09:26:55 +0100
Simon Huggins <huggie at earth.li> ha scritto:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 08:57:10AM +0200, David Paleino wrote:
> > Il giorno Wed, 12 Sep 2007 08:03:30 +0200
> > Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at corsac.net> ha scritto:
> > > On mar, 2007-09-11 at 22:12 +0200, David Paleino wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Is there any reason why these packages have not been uploaded
> > > > yet? If they shouldn't, why are we keeping them in our
> > > > repository?
> > >
> > > https://nm.debian.org/nmstatus.php?email=corsac%40corsac.net
> > Oh, I see... I thought ema actively partecipated to uploading the
> > packages... ;-)
> As do I but these are random extra goodies.
I didn't mean to offend anyone, sorry if you understood that.
> Which do you use that you want uploaded?
I think I'd use xfdiff, xfkc, xfce4-timer-plugin.
The problem really is: why shouldn't we let "normal" Debian users take
advantage of these plugins? With "normal" user I mean a user who
doesn't know of the pkg-xfce team, of its svn, doesn't know how to
build packages, ... . If we upload those packages, anyone with a
"apt-cache search", or with any other tool (aptitude, synaptic,
kpackage, adopt, ...) can download the package.
Let's say one has xfce and wants a graphical diff tool (like xfdiff).
Not founding anything specific to xfce, he installs kcompare (like I
did), or any other tool. But I consider this a rather stupid thing,
since a graphical tool for xfce already exists, and it's xfdiff, but he
can't find it on Debian repositories.
Can you get my point?
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