Re: GNOME Icon Theme 2.13.5[.1] AKA the HOLY CRAP, ICONS! release

On 1/17/06, Elijah Newren <newren gmail com> wrote:
> On 1/17/06, Rodney Dawes <dobey novell com> wrote:
> > > - It uses perl-XML-Simple, unlike other perl utilitites like intltool, which
> > >   use perl-XML-Parser. This is a problem for us, since perl-XML-Simple is
> > >   in Fedora Extras atm.
> >
> > Well, the difference in complexity between Simple and just Parser is an
> > order of magnitude of difference, in terms of code, and I personally am
> > not going to change it, just for Fedora.
> This shouldn't be looked at as a 'just for Fedora' thing.  Addition of
> external dependencies to release set modules is subject to community
> approval and we do have precedent of not allowing hard dependencies on
> modules that maintainers would have otherwise used.  It only makes
> sense because we don't want an explosion of external dependencies.
> Given Matthias objection, it is something we'll have to push for
> general consensus on.

I may be able to get perl-XML-Simple pulled into FC2, even if we
normally don't allow new packages after test2. But regardless of that,
it sucks to use *yet* another perl parser, just
because we haven't used them all yet...

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