[Mailman-Users] Red Hat FHS packaging STOP
cycling at axelrod.plus.com
Fri Jun 17 12:20:46 CEST 2005
Other users have requested this conversation stop
or move offline. Some persons did mail
me offline in the same vein and I responded
essentially to say I could see no point
in continuing "I'm right, you are wrong"
Please stop this conversation. That I differ from
the perspective below is not a reason to try
and harrass by continuing a pointless conversation.
Stop. Enough is enough.
> At 10:25 AM +0100 2005-06-15, Andy Heath wrote:
>> Its customary when you interact with a community to learn
>> their language not expect them to learn yours.
>> What you suggest doesn't satisfy the requirement
>> I stated.
> If you're a RedHat user, then talking about SRPMs is precisely the
> right sort of thing for RedHat to do. From what I can gather, you chose
> the OS first, then the application. That would imply that you want to
> run RedHat in general, and that other applications could equally meet
> your needs.
> This doesn't do much for non-RedHat users, but then if you're going
> to be running RedHat, you need to learn how RedHat works.
> If you had chosen the application first and then come asked us, we
> could have given you some feedback on what OSes are well-known to work
> with Mailman, including the ones previously and currently in use at
> python.org, etc....
> You might still have chosen RedHat after that discussion, but you
> would hopefully have understood the problem a bit better, and had a
> better idea of where you need to go looking.
a.k.heath at shu.ac.uk
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