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Re: Breaking programs because a not yet implemented solution exists in theory (Was: Bug#658139: evince: missing mime entry)

Le jeudi 02 février 2012 à 16:12 +0000, Ian Jackson a écrit : 
> The correct approach it is not to unilaterally decide to do switch to
> some other half-implemented system, remove support for the previously
> working machinery, and demand that bug submitters write the
> compatibility code.

The correct approach is to notice you have a perfectly working,
fully-implemented system, that works fine across the whole distribution
except for a handful of packages, and to remove the compatibility code
for the legacy system.

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
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