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Re: What can Debian do to provide complex applications to its users?

On Fri, 16 Feb 2018, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> Is was a relevant part of the problem mentioned in Raphaels bug
> report: Minified JS libraries without source code. this was one
> of the starting points of this discussion. (#890598)

It's not "without source code", it's just that the source code of a single
.min.js is not another non-minified javascript file but a whole git
repository that you can't just drop near the .min.js file to please lintian.

And building ourselves the non-minified file together with the corresponding
minified file is just too time-consuming on the long term when you rely on
dozens of libraries.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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