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Re: Minified javascript files

Vincent Bernat <bernat@debian.org> writes:

>  ❦ 19 août 2012 15:11 CEST, "Bernhard R. Link" <brlink@debian.org> :
>>> The difference is that we need to bug upstream about a file that we
>>> won't even use. There is no real bug (not even a licensing issue).
>> They are distributing files without source, so everyone else can either
>> not just easily modify it or verify if it really does what it is
>> supposed to do. This is definitely a shortcoming in what upstream ships
>> and really something you should bug upstream about.
> The source is one link away. People wanting the source just have to
> click on the link in the header of the minified version. As for
> verification, having the source next to the minified version does not
> guarantee anything about the minified version, all the more that we
> don't have currently in Debian Wheezy a reliable minifier.

That seems problematic -- so even if the source is shipped, there is no
way to re-build the minified file?


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