Kubuntu Meeting Minutes 2008-11-18
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Wed Nov 19 14:01:09 GMT 2008
On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 14:15:53 +0100 Harald Sitter <apachelogger at ubuntu.com>
>On Wednesday 19 November 2008 14:10:59 Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:32:37 +0100 Harald Sitter
<apachelogger at ubuntu.com>
>> >Kubuntu Meeting Minutes 2008-11-18
>> >= Dangerous 3rd party KDE 3 repository
>> > * Upgrade problems imminent
>> > * Arby posts disclaimer in the appropriate thread on ubuntuforums
>> > * Apachelogger contacts maintainer
>> > - immediate shut down of the repository
>> > - suggest to get in touch with Kubuntu developers to supersed the
>> > approach with something less dangerous
>> I'd suggest it's not a good FOSS like approach to demand a derivative
>> down. I think this is particularly true when they are supporting a user
>> need (want) that we have declined to try and support.
>> If someone wants to help out so he does it better, that's great, but
>> demanding a shutdown isn't a good way to go (if nothing else, consider
>> headline of the /. article someone could write).
>The shutdown is to prevent more users from getting the current packages.
>long term target is to assimilate the packages into some PPA and have them
>done in a way that doesn't cause problems.
>The long the current packages stay available the more difficult it's gonna
>get everyone who uses them to get rid of them again and replace them with
OK. I think it's important to ask nicely and not demand. Is the idea to
using pinning instead of a higher epoch?
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