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Re: Non-unified patches and dpkg source format ‘3.0 (quilt)’.

]] Charles Plessy 

| I am all for campaigning for the unified diff format if there are
| arguments on which I can base a discussion with Upstream, but a mere
| cultural preference, be it the one of a very large majority, is a too
| weak argument.

They're easier to review (because you have a bit of context) and to
adapt to sources where they don't apply 100%.

I would start by asking upstream first and see if they reject the
request, or ask «why?» before pushing for changes in Debian tools.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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