On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 08:52 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> RH has the ability to change this at any time.
ability? yes. willingness? no.
> It is not - RH has had no problems in adding yum support and has no
> problem in adding and removing other packages at any time at RH's free
Do you know why they had no issue adding yum support? B/c it could be
covered internally. If it broke and I wasn't around to fix it - they
could take care of it.
100+ lines of C++ they were not interested in maintaining.
How comes, FE/fedora.us
is able to maintain it?
I know apt's code is ... ... leaves a lot to be desired, but it doesn't
require that much effort to maintain the package.
> For example instead of adding yum and keeping up2date, RH could
> tried to help apt. - IMO, this is all politics and not at all
> technically motivated.
IMO you don't know what you're talking about.
I guess, I do ... I spent way
too much time with rpmlib and apt.