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Re: What’s the use for Standards-Version?

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 04:36:23PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> The only /real/ use for the standards version is using it as a starting
> point for upgrading to the current standards version, and that's already
> making the (rather naïve) assumption that it was already fully conforming
> with Policy to begin with.

All it is is a bookmark into the policy upgrade-checklist - and it's a
useful bookmark to have.  It doesn't imply any assumptions about full Policy

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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