Re: About new source formats for packages without patches
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 11:10:39AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Yes. I explicitly declined to add a Lintian tag warning about all use of
> format 1.0 because I don't believe there's consensus to deprecate it. But
> the request to note the format explicitly seemed reasonable to me.
I think in the long run (i.e. squeeze+2) it will make sense to deprecate
1.0, as there is nothing that 1.0 can do that 3.0 can't, and being able
to remove 1.0 support from the dpkg codebase then might be a good idea
from a maintenance POV.