Harmless KDE feature upgrades - yeah right

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Mon Mar 8 09:01:28 UTC 2010

On Friday 05 March 2010 18:37:06 Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
> > As I had expected, breaking up the monolithic
> > packages into individual packages is a whole lot
> > of unnecessary work. Better to provide releases
> > as they occur, than to waste time unnecessarily
> > breaking down the monolithic packages. To what
> > end and benefit? Who, nowadays, doesn't have at
> > least one hard drive of at least 80-100GB, likely
> You have heard of netbooks, yes? SSD's? I have all of 4 GiB, and not all
> of that available for packages.

We are planning some splits because we're planning KDE netbook spin. Netbook 
Plasma is new and very interesting piece of software and of course we'd like 
to support even old EEE 701 - I have one next to me ;-) Hopefully it's going 
to be F14 stuff.


> IIRC I had to remove kcalc because I can't afford to install the entire
> printing stack.

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