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Re: Bug#466550: Pristine source from upstream VCS repository

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 11:38:50AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

>         I am opposed to bloating the policy with dictum that are
>  unnecessary, but I see your point about the API. The API is essentially
>  the watch file, and we already specify that in the policy. DEHS (as
>  mentioned in policy) uses that file;p there is no need to add stuff
>  into policy that we already have.

Hrm, but in fact what Policy has to say about watch files can hardly be
considered a useful API.  It only says that a file named debian/watch may
exist, but says nothing about what it's supposed to look like.

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