[Mageia-discuss] rpm or deb?
Juergen.Harms at unige.ch
Mon Sep 27 13:09:42 CEST 2010
On 09/27/2010 02:19 AM, Tux99 wrote:
> Agreed, if we start questioning everything we might as well all go home.
The first priority of Mageia is to publish, within a relatively short
time and with excellent quality, a release - and, as a base for that, to
Proposed changes should consider priorities: changes that can be made
now - possibly profitting from the "new start" situation, and that can
be done with a relatively small effort and do not risk to introduce
instability. And changes that Mageia will have to make later - and must
make in order to remain leading edge. (Changing implementaion language
or switching to another package manager is a risk for stability: needs
time for careful planning and testing - not even discussing the time
needed for implementation).
I expect that this kind of discussion will come natural in a community
distribution where users (developpers and simple uses) must determine
the future. But they need a somewhat organised structure for an
organised debate. I think that this mailing list risks to get drowned if
this kind of debate is pursued beyond mentioning and sorting out initial
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