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Re: Proposal new source archive format

On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 03:55:55PM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> There are more than a few packages out there which do evil things to
> archives which are not in normal tar.gz/tar.bz2 format to make them fit
> the Debian profile of a source package.  I'd rather use the pristine
> upstream source where it's reasonable.

Not packaging source code as a compressed tarfile is not reasonable.

G. Branden Robinson            |       If you make people think they're
Debian GNU/Linux               |       thinking, they'll love you;
branden@ecn.purdue.edu         |       but if you really make them think,
roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ |       they'll hate you.

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