on package duplication between Debian and debian-multimedia
siretart at gmail.com
Mon May 14 14:14:50 UTC 2012
On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Stefano Zacchiroli <leader at debian.org> wrote:
> Unless I'm mistaken, on April 7th, while the discussion between me and
> the pkg-multimedia-maintainer was going on, you've both renewed
> debian-multimedia.org for another year and registered the domain that
> now hosts http://www.deb-multimedia.org . I guess that is the website
> you want to move debian-multimedia.org to.
> You're right, that would solve the "debian" name problem.
Frankly, this doesn't "solve" anything. First of all,
"deb-multimedia.org" is confusingly similar to the former name,
because only two letters are dropped. Moreover, the archive itself is
still called 'debian-multimedia'. This means that users that use a
mirror such as http://debian.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/debian-multimedia/
as advised remain confused. As shown earlier in this thread, such an
URL does make people think this was an official Debian resource, which
it is not.
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