> > I still don't understand why the policy (version 188.8.131.52) > doesn't simply say "must" rather then "may". > Debian is a community which exists for the mutual benefit of its members. Members playing games like 'policy does not say I *HAVE* to do it' do not make Debian a better place. let's all place nicely together. Things like build-depends should be a no brainer to support, required or not.