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

On Wed, 12 Aug 2009, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>         I do not have a strong opinion about this, apart from the fact
>  that it must be present in the sources when someone is looking to
>  update the package, and it should be accessible before downloading all
>  the sources. So having it in the diff.gz and PTS would be good enough.

The PTS gets it from Sources.gz so removing it is not really an option.

>         I also do not see much of a downside in letting current practice
>  be -- what are the things I am missing?

Me neither. It's probably some size reduction affinity that Neil has due
to his emdebian involvment... but I think it's diverging from the topic of
this thread.

Raphaël Hertzog

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