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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.
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex,
and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage --
to move in the opposite direction."
* Albert Einstein 1879 - 1955
US German-born Theoretical Physicist
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Received on 2009-06-15 07:39:47 CEST