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Re: June release?

From: "Matthew D. Fuller" <fullermd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 16:54:29 -0600

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 05:30:02PM +0100 I heard the voice of
Eirik Nygaard, and lo! it spake thus:
> I don't think that ports compatibility is a good thing, that means
> the userbase will most likely be split in two, those who use our
> package system and those who use FreeBSD ports. Since we are going
> to make out own package system I think we should jump in with both
> legs and hope for the best.

The trick is to do it in such a way that you can mechanically build or
convert dfpkg's from FreeBSD ports.

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Systems/Network Administrator |  http://www.over-yonder.net/~fullermd/

"The only reason I'm burning my candle at both ends, is because I
      haven't figured out how to light the middle yet"

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