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

* Manoj Srivastava (srivasta@debian.org) [030605 18:50]:
> 	On the flip side, if a developer only does whatever is demanded
>  by policy, but refuses to do things that improve the experience for
>  the users (in this case, people reading bugs-dist or apt-listchabges
>  output), then that developer is creating sub optimal packages. The
>  attitude "I'll only do what policy demands" indicates that the
>  packages are likely to be lower quality, since the goal is to pass a
>  lintitan check, not to improve the package. 

And what are the consequences? Adding more to policy, kicking off the
developer or discussing on d-d? In the end, none of the three helps.
Instead, be calm, provide high quality packages yourself and see that
the more important packages are handled properly. None of us can make
an ignorant maintainer to do better.

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