RE: Gnome Packaging

On Sun, 2003-12-07 at 16:01, Matthew S. Rinehart wrote:
> I think the argument basically boils down to this:
> The users that DO NOT care about package organization have nothing to
> lose and nothing to gain from dividing Gnome into subcategories.
> The users that DO care about package organization gain a better
> organizational structure for customizing their systems as finely as they
> wish.
> Neither group has anything to lose from doing it, so why not?

Actually, you missed out a group.

The developers who benefit because (as you put it)...

> By separating the parts of Gnome into separate categories and having 
> each category have its own manager, the development process might 
> become more efficient.  I think that's what Charles meant.

Although I'd cite that the process being more efficient would be one 
of several benefits of such an organisational change. :)

- Charlie

Charles Goodwin <charlie xwt org>
XWT Foundation -

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