Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Oct 24 13:51:53 CDT 2005

On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 08:46:07PM +0200, Jorge Bernal wrote:
> On Monday 24 October 2005 19:48, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > The FindingPackages BOF and spec at UDU became a classic example of how we
> > should NOT handle these discussions in the future. :-)
> >
> > This should be a separate, more specific specification about how to handle
> > third-party .debs.
> well, maybe the local .deb handling should be resolved by another spec, but 
> FindingPackages should provide third-party vendors and developers a good 
> method for distrbutign software, and leaving local debs as a last resource.

FindingPackages is a confused mess of different ideas, and it won't be
continued.  Rather, the ideas will be broken into distinct specifications.

 - mdz

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