[xmonad] xmonad 0.8 release candidate

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sun Aug 31 15:30:08 EDT 2008

On 2008 Aug 31, at 15:18, Devin Mullins wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 03:24:46PM -0500, Spencer Janssen wrote:
>> Regarding Debian specific patches, I'd really rather not have  
>> that.  If there
>> is an issue that is important for Debian users, it is probably  
>> important to all
>> xmonad users.  As such, it seems best to lobby for inclusion  
>> upstream rather
>> than help only a minority of the xmonad community.
> Yeah, I think his argument is that, given failure to lobby for such
> inclusion, it's within the distro's right to do what's best for its
> users and introduce a major vulnerability into OpenSSL. ;)

This smells like using a strawman to deflect the discussion.  And the  
take-home I'm getting very clearly is "don't bother packaging xmonad  
for our environment because it will need custom configuration to work  
right".  So resolved.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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