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Re: [PATCH] subversion binaries available from OpenCSW project

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 22:59:43 +0100

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 02:30:34PM -0700, Blair Zajac wrote:
> Karl Fogel wrote:
> > Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:
> >>> I've not looked at the page recently, but I helped with the last
> >>> redesign. One thing I had done was make everything alphabetized (list
> >>> of OS's and then list of packages for an OS). That seemed like the
> >>> easiest way to not play any favorites.
> >
> > Listing things in the order they were available/submitted is also a good
> > way to not play favorites, and yet doesn't reward companies for choosing
> > names at the beginning of the alphabet :-).
> >
> > I think chronological order is better in situations like this... IMHO,
> > frankly, a company that has been making binaries available for years
> > shouldn't suddenly be listed after a company that just showed up to the
> > party this afternoon.
> That's what we've been doing up to now for links to external URLs, so +1 on
> submission order, -0 on alphabetical order.

I'm indifferent. Everyone, feel free to revert r38033 if you feel
strongly about it.

Received on 2009-06-15 00:00:38 CEST

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