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Re: [devel-ref] author/homepage in description

On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 11:37:56AM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Scenario: we start using XK-<foo> now, then wait for it to become common
> > practice, dpkg gets changed to support <foo>, all those packages that have
> > XK-<foo> need another change to s/XK-//.
> Not necessarily need, the XK field would still work but there would just
> be a new preferred way of setting that data. Tools that parse this data
> will not notice the difference.

Yes, they will, they will require me to have a chunk of backwards
compatibility code :P

Why can't we all just get along^W^W do the right thing now, instead of
these pointless workarounds...

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