[Linux4christians] OT: Soon, majority of users will no longer
pastordavid at bibleseven.com
Wed Feb 4 11:05:14 EST 2009
Actually, the developer should provide the binary along with
links to the
developer page of each of the most popular distros and
instruct the user
to ask their distro to "close the loop".
It is silly to expect a developer to write for every distro
- and it is easy for
the distro-maintainer to mod a properly documented app for
The developer knows his distro best, the distro-maintainer
distro best - let each one do what they are best at ...
Distros that don't provide what their users want die.
Apps that don't meet user needs die.
Apps provide basic features for free, they charge for extra
they charge if a user wants them to customize for a specific
The marketplace decides.
> AKAImBatman wrote:
> Indeed. Unfortunately, it's not a scalable solution. As you can see from
> Opera's download page
> <http://www.opera.com/download/?os=linux-i386&ver=9.63&local=y>, the
> software provider needs to support a different package for every version
> of Linux. Not just every distro, but every version of that distro.
> That's a rather significant burden to place on software developers!
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