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Re: Bug#862051: Refer #862051 to ctte

Anthony DeRobertis writes ("Re: Bug#862051: Refer #862051 to ctte"):
> On 07/14/2017 12:57 PM, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > Fair point.
> >
> >    3. Once a new nodejs package providing /usr/bin/node is in the
> >       archive, other packages in the archive are free to depend on the
> >       nodejs package and use /usr/bin/node .
> That should probably be a versioned Depends, at least until a stable 
> release includes /usr/bin/node in nodejs. Otherwise upgrades may break.
> OTOH, is this paragraph (or 2, for that matter) really needed? They're 
> just restating (somewhat imperfectly) Policy and/or normal practice in 
> Debian, which presumably come back into effect anyway once the 
> 2012-07-12 decision is repealed.

It would be better to simply say "following Debian's existing backward
compatibility practices" or something, than trying to restate it all.


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