[tei-council] TEI P5 1.9.0
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jan 26 09:21:43 EST 2011
On 26 Jan 2011, at 14:09, Lou Burnard wrote:
> I think this is silly. We have to make the packages available in some
> form or another; Debian is as useful as any other, more useful than
> some, and we have a system more or less in place for doing it
but thats the point, its "more or less". it is not automated.
> If someone came out of the woodwork offering to produce
> Mac archives or Windows MSIs that would be nice, but there's no sign of
> that happening sfaics.
true. but now we have the situation where the debian maintainer wants
to get out of the business; so does the TEIC say they _must_ be replaced?
> If we stopped producing deb archives, presumably everyone would have to
> maintain their system either by synchronising with the svn repo, or by
> downloading and unpacking tar archives, which would just add to our
> support burden and reduce still further the usability of the service
it would be interesting to know how many people use them apart from you
and James. does anyone else on this list?
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