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Re: Debian Calendar Files

Martin Schulze <joey@infodrom.org> wrote:

> I wonder if it would improve our distribution if we include a calendar
> file with bsdmainutils that would contain Debian specific dates, such
> as release dates and days of death of our fellow developer.

No. Calendar dates, especially those of release dates, change too much
and are ephemeral. Files in a distribution shouldn't become obsolete
over time (at least, like calendar dates, anyway). This sort of
information should be kept on the web site.

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