On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 4:05 AM, Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote: > > On 2009-05-31 at 23:54:15 [+0200], Rene Gollent <anevilyak@xxxxxxxxx> > wrote: > > On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Siarzhuk Zharski <zharik@xxxxxx> wrote: > > > > > PS: And what about vim 6.3 still living in The Tree? > > > > I believe the plan was to remove 6.3 from the tree and just have vim > > installed via optional package. I may be wrong, I'd have to dig into > > the archives. > > We haven't voted on this, but I believe the majority wasn't against > replacing vim by nano by default and having vim available only as optional > package. > > A related question is, what ported software we want to keep in our > repository. We could remove most ports from src/bin and provide them as > (not so) optional packages instead. Advantages would be (a) that it would > make the repository and build smaller and (b) reduce maintenance work. > Disadvantage: The Haiku repository would no longer be self-contained, so > that one would have to download those packages, and for ports to other > architectures one would have to cross-compile the software. > > CU, Ingo > +1 for setting nano as default and vim as optional +1 for moving most ports out of the Haiku tree and just having them linked in as optional or required extra packages as the case may be.