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Re: Bug#656142: ITP: duff -- Duplicate file finder

also sprach Kamal Mostafa <kamal@debian.org> [2012.01.17.0049 +0100]:
> In my humble opinion, that would be an unreasonable pre-condition for
> inclusion in Debian.  Our standard for inclusion should not be that a
> new package must be "vastly better" than other similar packages.  That
> would deny a new package the opportunity to build a user base and
> possibly someday evolve to become the "vastly better" alternative
> itself.

Right, but I'd say it needs to be better and the maintainer needs to
be able to argue how it is better.

 .''`.   martin f. krafft <madduck@d.o>      Related projects:
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