packaging policy

Fabian Greffrath greffrath at
Mon Apr 26 13:05:18 UTC 2010

Am 26.04.2010 14:43, schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
> What "you" - singular or plural?
> Did you somehow read it as speaking for all those interested in

It was a personal singular "you", although I actually never meant to 
become personal at all, sorry. I think my second sentence somehow 
clarified what I wanted to say: There is noone as vocal about 
packaging style in general as you are about the use of CDBS.

> That is my impression too. That's the "agitation" that I wrote
> about myself just above.
> I find it wrong, however, for this discussion to be about me vs.
> the rest of the world, as the issue really shouldn't be about
> agitation or not, but about choice of packaging style or not.

Sorry, I never meant to agitate at all! You are right, this discussion 
should not be on a personal basis.

> Let me repeat the part that I find relevant to focus on: I seem to
>  recall others happy to use CDBS as well.

Yes, of course. CDBS is widely used and accepted. It is just that we 
wanted to agree upon a packaging style that we as a team can recommend 
to new contributors. Most team members seemed to prefer dh7 and then 
it was *you* who pronounced to leave the team whenever dh7 became 
mandatory. From then on it somehow felt like "you against the world". 
So I don't think it was our (i.e. Reinhard's and mine) fault this 
topic focussed on your person in the first place.

> Am I imagining? Am I wrong in trying to steer the topic away from
> being personal?

No, please let's stop it and focus on objective matters. ;)

  - Fabian

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