linimon at lonesome.com
Thu Mar 17 23:12:54 UTC 2011
On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 11:36:38AM +0100, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
> > all these efforts to rescue the ports are all good, but: do we actually
> > _need_ the ports? Just having one more port isn't a value in itself.
> It's a potential value. Having one port less is a potential loss.
Potential value, but each port has a real cost: the time to deal with
things such as keeping a copy of the ports tree (and, of course, trying
to make packages for each port) each has a marginal cost.
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