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

Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12 2009, Neil Williams wrote:
>> On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 08:16:14 -0500
>> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
>>   * updated Standards-Version (no changes needed)
>         Firstly, you do not ahve to put that into the changelog, and,
>  secondly, one should not have to update a packagejust to up the
>  standards version string. I just fix local git and wait for a real
>  reason to update the package.

I would add that updating the package just to bump the version is a
really bad idea from the POV of the user, who gets to incur a bandwidth
hit to d/l a new package that is identical to his/her existing one.

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