[CentOS-devel] Re: [CentOS] centosplus and contrib rpms

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Mon May 16 23:37:43 UTC 2005

Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>The other problem with a single readme file is that it can't be 
>>contributed by more than one person, so if a new RPM comes along, the 
>>person with the master readme has to edit and upload it.  If the readme 
>>was per RPM or set of RPMs then that would not be a problem.  You could 
>>also include info like who built the RPM and how to contact them etc.
> I was going to have a docs directory, but decided to put it in one file
> instead.  (I figured it would be easier if it was in the main directory
> and in one file).  I am not tied to that concept, so if lots of people
> think separate files are better, we can do that.

Perhaps we could even go to a Wiki, with a page per package ? This 
sounds like the ideal kind of scenario for a Wiki.

The issue being, are we really going to have so many packages to warrant 
the added admin overhead of a Wiki ?

- KB

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