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From: Peter Fein <pfein@...>
Subject: Re: Several portage trees
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 14:45:31 -0500
On Fri, 25 Apr 2003 12:02:03 -0700
George Shapovalov <george@g.o> wrote:

> On Friday 25 April 2003 08:10, Peter Fein wrote:


<much liberal snipping>

> Lets see: Joe User wants to see what's available in this "freaky" stuff he 
> heard so much about on some topic. I can imagine him going like that:
> "Oh, there was some noise recently on creating that freaky-branch, should be 

This made me smile                                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^.

> cool to see what's in there. What? Its like 1000+ ebuilds there, how am I 
> going to make sence of it ever. Did these guys set-up a search engine yet? 

I feel this way about the regular tree sometimes, let alone with a possible
forest.

> As you can see I have strong feelings about this type of branching, I hope 
> this serves as an explanation. I apologise to anybody who thinks I was too 
> harsh in this comment.
> 
> So, what instead? Can I point you and everybody interested in the direction of
> #1523 again ;)?

I just reread it and it made sense this time. ;)  It's a much better solution.

> On a final note I just want to solicit some patience and faith in developers. 
> We do acknowledge the problem and we are trying to address it. Don't forget 
> that we are talking about core infrastructure changes here and it always 
> takes time, especially if we want to stay alive during them :).

Sorry if I was overeager - I'm quite appreciative of the work y'all do.  Please
stay alive. ;)

> Post final note :). As always, discussion and contributions in other forms are
> wellcome!

My carrier pigeon will be departing shortly. ;)  Happy Friday!

-- 
Peter Fein
pfein@...
773-575-0694

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