[Mageia-discuss] [Mageia-dev] About Mandriva tools future : Host Mandriva tools on github

Tux99 tux99-mga at uridium.org
Fri Oct 1 13:03:14 CEST 2010

On Fri, 1 Oct 2010, Marc Paré wrote:

> Just speaking from the "user" point of view. Let us not lose sight that 
> one of the strong points of Mandriva/Mageia is the use of the MCC. 
> Having all the controls under one title and well integrated is what 
> really distinguishes Mandriva from the other distros. Practically in all 
> of the news items that I have read of Mandriva, they mention the 
> powerful tools at the users' disposal to help in configure/maintain the 
> Mandriva distro, and this type of comment has been going on for years.
> I hope that Mageia would not stray from this tool. Whichever way the 
> devs decide to programme the tools from the back-en does not matter to 
> the user. How easily it is to configure/maintain the distro is what 
> counts to the user and it is quite a strong selling point.

100% agree, let's not destroy one of the most outstanding unique selling 
points of Mandriva/Mageia, the MCC.

Don't fix what ain't broken, let's concentrate on improving it but 
certainly not on replacing it.

Somehow I have a feeling this thread will be a deja vu of the rpm vs. 
deb thread...

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