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Re: Debconf or not debconf : Conclusion

On Thursday 03 July 2003 21:36, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 04:17:50PM +0200, Julien LEMOINE wrote:
> > 	First of all, I present my excuses for having started a new debate
> > about debconf in debian-devel.
> >
> > 	Secondly, to reply to every person who thinks I should have created a
> > more "user friendly" migration who did not break backwards compatibility.
> > My answer is that I have no time to implement command line support for
> > stunnel 4.x.
> It is not your responsibility to fix all of upstream's bugs, but it *is*
> your responsibility to protect Debian users from upstream breakage as
> much as possible.  This upstream change makes no sense from a usability
> standpoint; this new stunnel package would be pretty useless to me, and
> I wouldn't want to have it automatically installed on my systems if I
> were using the previous, working version.  By the time a debconf note is
> sent, it's too late.

What do you propose ?
Do you think Debian must keep old version of stunnel (3.x) for compatibility 
and do not include new version ?

Best Regards
Julien LEMOINE / SpeedBlue

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