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Re: should XML/SGML documentation ship with sources

On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 04:32:10PM -0600, Adam DiCarlo wrote:
> I have a question for further discussion, which I'm unsure about.  May
> or may not be a policy issue.
> Is it a good practice for SGML or XML documentation to ship with
> source?
> Pros:
>  - providing source lets contributors make patches more easily

How much more easy?  

Just make README.Debian mention "apt-get source <src-package-name>"

> Cons: 
>  - wastes disk space
>  - why bother, just get the source pkg

Or why contaminate "binary" distribution content :)

I do not like the duplication of the content.

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