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Re: debian-multimedia.org considered harmful, Was: Unofficial repositories on 'debian' domains

On Sat, 10 Mar 2012 11:44:50 +0100, Eric Valette <eric.valette@free.fr> wrote:
> On 10/03/2012 11:14, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > In where? Stable? SID? Backports? FYI, you can check all
> > of this easily by yourself using packages.debian.org. Or
> > are you trying to make the point that Debian has outdated
> > packages?
> I ask you a question: what are the version of the packeges in debian 
> unstable and in debian-multimedia.org trying to be factual. I know the 
> answer, I just would like someone from debian to write it down ;-)
> I know the version already yes. And yes debian is completely outdated.



     Details for vlc (1:2.0.0-0.1)


     Package: vlc (2.0.0-6) 

so, yes there's the spurious epoch there, but otherwise that looks like
the same latest version.

Even if you were talking about stable -- well d-m.o doesn't have a
version of vlc in its stable repository, but perhaps you're on about


     Details for vlc (1.1.3-1squeeze6.1)

which I must say I was surprised to see is not at the latest version,
and is not even more up to date than the stable debian version.


     Package: vlc (1.1.3-1squeeze6)

I presume that's why you didn't risk backing up your point with any
facts or references.

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