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Re: General Resolution: Force AMD64 into Sarge

On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 11:35:23AM -0500, Adam Majer wrote:
> Right. I hope no one is too pedantic about it. This especially applies
> to data like fonts, graphics and sounds. Sometimes "preferred" format
> for these cannot be put into source without blowing it up by a factor of
> 10, or more. Furthermore, the "preferred" format might be completely
> useless to anyone but upstream.

That is *precisely* why we need to have that format. If upstream dies,
somebody needs to be able to pick it up.

Your argument applies equally to software - the source form is useless
to anybody but developers; most users want binaries. We ship source

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