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Re: DEP5: proposed versioned url for Format: does not work

On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 15:46 +0600, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> > DEP5 is in the process of being incorporated into the debian-policy
> > package, and once that is finished, there will be a stable URL to
> > the spec (with a version number in the URL), something like 
> > 
> >     http://www.debian.org/debian-policy/copyright-format/1.0/
> > 
> > (But don't use that, since it's not working and might be different
> > from the real one when it actually happens.)
> > 
> > Prior to that, I prefer to not change the spec to incorporate
> > ever-growing numbers of example URLs (especially since when we
> > did that, people complained about that, too).
> > 
> > Until that happens, please use whatever URL you like. I use
> > http://dep.debian.net/deps/dep5/ myself.
> Note that some people think that http://dep.debian.net/deps/dep5/ is not a
> versioned URL and so it doesn't comply to the DEP5 requirement (and while
> DDs can use whatever URLs they like, other people need to guess what URLs
> does their sponsor count as valid).

I used the following for exactly this reason:

Format: http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?revision=174
Wolodja <babilen@gmail.com>

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