Re: [RFS] crystalcursors and kde-icons-nuovext
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- Subject: Re: [RFS] crystalcursors and kde-icons-nuovext
- From: Ricardo Mones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 21:12:43 +0200
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On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 13:53:11 -0400
Peter S Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ricardo Mones <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 14:21:06 +0200
> > Bastian Venthur <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > The difference in *bytes* is exactly 338 -- this is ~5-10 times smaller
> > > than the size of *one* single cursor contained in this package.
> > Your package being big is no excuse to make it bigger without need to,
> > better do the opposite. Anyway if you like doing math, you can also do
> > it if all packages on the archive do the same waste, and also all the
> > times these bytes would appear on the archived build logs, for example.
> Oh my god, give the guy a break!
> If this offends you, then make it into policy! Debian is not a police
> I have lots of commented-out debhelper lines which sometimes later get
> used when upstream does add a relevant file.
> If you like things all prim and proper, that's fine, but please don't
> impose it on others.
I think the one who should take a break is you. I'm not trying to
impose anything. This is debian-mentors, both keeping files clean and
using a SCM are common practices for debian packaging, but you can do it as
you like of course.
Looks like mentioning this offended you, who used not less than three
exclamation marks, brought policy and god into scene and nearly called me a
nazi. I hope you're relieved now ;-)
RTFM - "Read The Manual" (The 'F' is silent). Usually a very good
idea. Bjarne Stroustrup