Wow. Welcome back for me. :)
gdk at redhat.com
Wed Jun 29 17:41:06 UTC 2005
On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, seth vidal wrote:
> But I guess my point is that the differences between rpm and deb and yum
> and apt is a stone's throw in terms of functionality.
> So what's the big point of differentiation?
1. An ocean of perception.
2. The fact that this distinction splits the entire universe into two
camps -- basically for no reason. There's nothing so brilliantly
different about rpm and/or dpkg that a common packaging solution couldn't
be devised -- if anyone cared. :)
Greg DeKoenigsberg ] [ the future masters of technology will have
Community Relations ] [ to be lighthearted and intelligent. the
Red Hat ] [ machine easily masters the grim and the
] [ dumb. --mcluhan
More information about the marketing