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Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e")

On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 11:26:49AM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> a tapot? :
> > Debian policy is not a code of laws; I was using 'legislate' metaphorically.
> > 
> > "Good sense" in this case has to do with the quality of one's work regarding
> > a volunteer effort.  If you do not believe in this idea, then I doubt your
> > hand could be forced by a document.
> If a document exist and say "well, most people here think things
> should be done that way for these reasons", it defines the "common
> sense". 
> Until such a document exists, it's possible to argue that this "common
> sense" is not really "common".

The developer's reference is frequently a better place to put
documentation of common practice.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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