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Re: Bug#666715: ITP: dedupdedup -- find duplicate programs for finding duplicate files

On Sun, Apr 01, 2012 at 11:55:53AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> It's ridiculous that we would even consider endorsing a blatant
> reinvention of the wheel like WAP BXML rather than simply using ASN.1 as
> our standard binary encoding.  Particularly since, as a bonus, that would
> allow us to store our duplication information directly in the Debian
> project LDAP servers without further encoding.

I don't like ASN.1 either, but your point about the LDAP server is
a good one. I've changed the code to produce ASN.1 records for anything
it finds, and will be opening a separate discussion to convert the WNPP
from debbugs into LDAP.

All my predictions will turn out to be false

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