[kwlug-disc] the intertoobz never forget
cdfrey at foursquare.net
Sat Oct 10 00:02:27 EDT 2009
On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 11:32:59PM -0400, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> Do you mean that making and maintaining changes in isolation is
> expensive, but making changes, contributing them back and then having
> the community maintain the changes is less expensive?
Yes. Especially with the faster moving projects. There's a tendency
for bit rot to occur to lonely patches.
And always going back to the source code to include your own changes
eliminates some of the advantage of using a distribution.
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