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Re: Unicode 7.0 released - some packages contain outdated embedded data copies

I updated unicode-data already to 7.0, so the data is present and
packaged in Debian
so there is no need to fetch via curl, etc.
Build-Dep on unicode-data and then updates should simply be a binNMU ?

On 18/06/2014 14:40, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:22 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>> Make it generic, instead.  You could just automatize the table update
>> through a script, and allow it to either fetch the data over the network
>> using curl/wget/whatever (default), or to get the data from a local file.
> That would indeed be the best way to do it, some packages already do
> IIRC. In any case the data shouldn't be embedded in the upstream
> VCS/tarball since it is externally maintained and can therefore easily
> get out of date.

Alastair McKinstry, <alastair@sceal.ie>, <mckinstry@debian.org>, https://diaspora.sceal.ie/u/amckinstry
A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
~Samuel Johnson, Boswell: Life of Johnson

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