Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of MetapackagePolicy


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Timestamp:
03/30/10 11:34:02 (11 years ago)
Author:
adehnert
Comment:

Fix some spelling and grammar

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  • MetapackagePolicy

    v2 v3  
    6969Any new packages should: 
    7070 
    71  * be useful to the Athena population as a whole, not just a small subset taking a specific class (i.e. Perl is useful to everyone, drscheme is useful to 6.001/6.034) 
    72  * provide a balance between diversity and disk space/package count (i.e. Having 2 or 3 alternative window managers is helpful, having every single window manager ever is not) 
    73  * not needlessly take sides in religious debates (i.e. if vi is included, emacs should be too) 
     71 * be useful to the Athena population as a whole, not just a small subset taking a specific class (e.g. Perl is useful to everyone, drscheme is useful to 6.001/6.034) 
     72 * provide a balance between diversity and disk space/package count (e.g. Having 2 or 3 alternative window managers is helpful, having every single window manager ever is not) 
     73 * not needlessly take sides in religious debates (e.g. if vi is included, emacs should be too) 
    7474 * be installable on all supported architectures (currently x86 and amd64) and all supported releases 
    7575 * be available in both Debian and Ubuntu without enabling repositories of questionable legality in the US (non-free, multiverse) 
     
    8080 
    8181thirdparty should have a lower barrier to entry than extra-software.  New packages added to -thirdparty needs simply to be useful to a 
    82 significant subets of the Athena population (a specific class, forexample). 
     82significant subsets of the Athena population (a specific class, for example). 
    8383 
    8484The debathena-thirdparty package needs to be installable on all supported architectures. The use of architecture-specific dependencies