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

On 05 Jun 2003 11:26:49 +0200, Mathieu Roy <yeupou@gnu.org> said: 

> Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> a tapoté :
>> > In fact, that's why laws exist. Because "good sense" can be very
>> > questionnable, much more than a good law.
>> >
>> > In fact, the only solution to end this thread is a clear
>> > policy. In the meantime, anarchy can bring chaos in changelogs.
>> 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".

	But it makes no claim to be exhaustive. Indeed, policy is
 there when a choice has to be made between equally good technical
 alternatives, or a framework has to be laid for inter package

	In this case, I have yet to see why providing users of the
 list-changes output a better idea of what has changed in the package
 is a technically inferior solution. 

Losing your drivers' license is just God's way of saying "BOOGA,
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