ports-system priorities rant (Re: sysutils/cfs)
code at apotheon.net
Fri Sep 9 01:45:41 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 03:01:09AM +0200, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Matthias Andree wrote:
> > Am 08.09.2011 16:15, schrieb Mikhail T.:
> > > Having a poor port of an obscure
> > > piece of software is better, than no port at all.
> > A poor port is undesirable (and shouldn't be in the tree in the first
> > place).
> A `poor' port is is still a port else it would be marked Broken. Still
> a lot less work to polish than writing a port from scratch. Still a
> damn sight more use to non programmers than no port. Maybe it might
> just need a bit more work to speify more depends, but still be working
It occurs to me there are people who would call KDE4 a "poor" port. I
suspect deleting that would not go over well.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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