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Re: debian/copyright format and SPDX

On Mon, Sep 25, 2023 at 7:15 AM Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> So can you tell me where in that specification this "flat text file" format
> is actually described?  The specification is not on the page that includes
> this quote.  The text does not link to the place in the spec where this
> format is described.  The site's search page (because it's reasonable for a
> spec to require a server-side search engine in order for users to be able to
> find information in it...) doesn't return any results for the string
> 'tag:value', and a search for 'tag value' points first to
> https://spdx.github.io/spdx-spec/v2.3/file-tags/ which
> describes embedding tags in a source file, not constructing a tag:value
> file.
> Frankly, the fact that the SPDX spec itself is as bad as it is should be
> disqualifying for using any file format specified within.  But I would still
> be willing to give it a fair shake, if I could actually find it.

E.g. here under examples?


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