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Re: [PATCH] subversion binaries available from OpenCSW project

From: Mike Watters <valholla75_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 17:36:06 -0500

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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.

Not that my opinion really matters in this discussion, but I agree with Karl.

maintainers that have been around forever should be listed above companies that
just popped up.

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