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Re: DEP-5 format definition hell

On 05/30/2011 01:46 AM, Andrew O. Shadoura wrote:
> It's much harder to read it for humans than old good traditional
> debian/copyright.
Which format are you talking about? The "old good traditional
format" is in fact no format at all, with no rules, and we had
all sorts of formatting, which is why DEP5 was invented.

On 05/30/2011 04:08 AM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> I personally don't agree. I think DEP-5 is easier to read because it's
> the same as every other package that uses DEP-5 (well, once we get the
> format hammered out), so I can quickly find the information I need and
> don't have to parse and understand hundreds of different ways of conveying
> the same information.
I agree.


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