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Re: More Vcs-Fields in debian/control?

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:

> I would instead suggest we deprecate packages not including upstream
> source in their VCS. The weight of progress is against that practice;
> tools have improved so there is little excuse to do it, it increasingly
> violates expections and makes things harder.

As someone who works in pkg-games where upstreams commonly include
non-free material, many embedded code copies and hundreds of megabytes
of data, I don't agree with this.



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