[Catalog-sig] start on static generation, and caching - apache config.
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Jul 12 20:07:52 CEST 2007
At 08:35 PM 7/11/2007 +0200, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> > The questions for us is, how much effort we are willing to make to
> > prevent people from shooting themselves in the foot. I can understand
> > why Phillip would like the package index to prevent people from choosing
> > problematic package names.
>That's not my understanding - the issue isn't with "problematic package
>names", but with conflicting package names. IOW, any single name is
>fine - it's a pair of names that would cause a problem (and only if
>you wanted to install both packages on the same system).
It's also a problem for locating the correct package in the first
place... which seems to fall under the jurisdiction of a "package index". :)
This is just as important for direct human users of the Cheeseshop,
as it is for the humans using software to access the Cheeseshop.
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