debiandoc-sgml code reformatted - why ?
I just wanted to add table support to debiandoc-sgml, and I find that
the code in spec-* has been reformatted (ie, the code layout has
changed, without - I presume - the meaning having changed).
Now, I know that I gave the package away, but it doesn't seem to me
that the changes that have been made since then required everything to
be reformatted. In fact, I think it's rather rude.
It's certainly unwise. Supposing I hadn't bothered to get the latest
source ? I might have sent you a patch against 1.0.4 or something,
which would never have applied.
Now I have to decide whether I'm sufficiently pissed off to go back to
the most recent version of my own and use that and send you the patch
against that anyway, or whether I don't mind the new layout (which is
of course in my very personal opinion horrible).
The more general point here is that you should not change the layout
or organisation of someone else's code unless you have a good reason.