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Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 19:18:36 UTC 2008

R P Herrold wrote:
>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/DistTag
>> Some interesting text at the bottom of that page, justifying exclusion 
>> of RPMForge's disttags:
>> Is not RHEL (and, by extension, CentOS) a cherry-picked snapshot of 
>> Fedora? Will the next RHEL not be some slice of Fedora? If RHEL comes 
>> from Fedora, then at some point in time the current RHEL will need to 
>> be upgradable to some extraction of Fedora.
> Please let foreign project practices not be argued here. ... again ... 
> for what seems like the 20th time.
> Fedora has its views, and RPMForge its.  Neither is CentOS. CentOS just 
> replicates an upstream's free bits.  ONCE RELEASED.  No sense in reading 
> tea leaves here.

It doesn't matter who does it or where - making something that is not 
inherently backwards compatible is bound to cause pain.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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