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Re: Updating scanners and filters in Debian stable (3.1)

On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 01:54:19PM -0700, Will Lowe wrote:
> Say someone implements a significant new feature in spamassassin to
> handle a particularly virulent new kind of spam, and this new feature
> doubles the code size of the source.  It's probably possible to rip
> that new code out of the upstream source and "backport" it into the
> stable version -- but I'd argue that the resulting binary is not much
> like the original "stable" one.

And I'd argue that with the current policy for point releases it would make it
even into that one.

[ pretty please, reply to the list, i _am_ subscribed ]

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