Universal package specification
dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Fri Nov 27 13:17:16 PST 2009
Twas brillig at 23:13:54 27.11.2009 UTC+02 when e.gorodinsky at gmail.com did gyre and gimble:
EG> One of the benefits of using it instead of a spec file is that ISVs
EG> that deliver proprietary software such as skype or nero will be
EG> able to package their software in this package format with every
EG> distribution benefiting from it.
EG> Of course, in order to support this format existing package formats
EG> need to be changed to provide extended dependency information.
(1) + (2) => forget it. It's the problem of developers of proprietary
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