[racket] Worried about the new package manager not storing each version of a package

From: Hendrik Boom (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Sat Aug 31 10:57:43 EDT 2013

On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 05:38:41PM +0100, Norman Gray wrote:
> Greetings.
> On 2013 Aug 30, at 17:01, Konrad Hinsen <konrad.hinsen at fastmail.net> wrote:
> > One possible development could be that the de-facto standard for
> > Racket packages becomes development on Github, with people installing
> > from specific Github commits rather then going through any of the
> > catalogs, for better version control. That may well be a good enough
> > solution.
> I don't think that would necessarily be optimal, to the extent that 
> it would couple Racket packages to github.  I've nothing against 
> github (it's the good thing about git), but... other version control 
> systems do exist.

In fact, better version control systems exist.  We shouldn't stand in 
their way.

-- hendrik

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