On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Robert Elliott wrote:
> Howabout "windows is cool because it's written by a load of lovely
> people workign for Microsoft, whereas linux is..." you get the point.
>That is indeed a fair point. However, I think in cases like this, people
in one organization that follow very strict rules are likely to do a
better, more consistant job than a group of people who have nothing to do
with each other, and have no guidlines to follow. Espically in the case,
as it is with debian, where the rules are Good, and make sure that things
do the Right Thing.
> My main problem with RPMs is that they're not universally available, so
> that you can't rely on them for a complete system solution. Any time I
> install red hat I start out resolving to use nothing but RPMs, but this
> idea gets abandoned as soon as something nifty comes along in a .tgz.
>I have found exactly the same thing. That's one of the reasons why I'm
dying to try out debian and see how it responds to the same demands.
Ps. Im really not trying to start a flame war. Honest.
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