Why does dovecot require mysql?

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Tue Jan 18 13:33:39 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 05:17, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> > Lately this is becoming a trend.  howl and howl-libs are must-have for
> > GNOME (and bunch of other packages), and soon will become must-have for
> > KDE. 
> 
> what is bloat for you is a must have feature for many others. this is
> progress. many people consider anything more featureful than fluxbox
> as bloat. doesnt mean gnome can afford NOT to add features to stay
> competitive.

Isn't that why dynamic linking was invented years ago: so you could
wait until you actually needed something to require and load it
instead of requiring that you install every possible thing
and resolving all those symbols every time you load a program?

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  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com





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