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Re: RFS: kio-ftps (updated package)



Le jeudi 16 avril 2009 à 03:33, Paul Wise a écrit :
> 2009/4/16 Laurent Léonard <laurent@open-minds.org>:
> > So ".dfsg" is a bad suffix ? And "+dfsg" should be used in priority ? If
> > 1.2+dfsg/1.2-dfsg/1.2dfsg sort before 1.2.1 why are there different
> > suffixes ? I don't find clear informations about that on the Debian
> > policy...
>
> Yes (but not very), yes (or the others), the versions are chosen by
> people and people don't think alike. I think I prefer the plus variant
> but I'm not fully sure why. Perhaps the -dfsg-1 might get confused
> with a Debian version somewhere and perhaps the plus makes it more
> clear that the version is modified.
>
> > OK, and why "dfsg1" and not simply "dfsg" ?
>
> The possibility exists of multiple non-free things being found over
> time, this makes it clear that this is the first dfsg-ified tarball
> for this upstream release. For later removals you can bump that
> version to 2.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the licensing problem only concerns 1 
documentation file in the package, other ones are under GPL-2+, so I think 
dfsg versioning isn't needed...

I'm surprised there is so many possibilities but no clear documentation about 
that...

-- 
Laurent Léonard

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