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Re: RFS: qasmixer

Hi Kilian,

Kilian Krause wrote:
> Benoît,
> On Mon, 2011-07-04 at 10:14 +0200, Benoît Knecht wrote:
> > Looks good. Just use a versioned URL [1] for the Format field in
> > debian/copyright.
> > 
> > [1] http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?view=markup&pathrev=174
> just for me to understand. DEP-5 is frozen. Why exactly is the version
> needed now that it isn't altered anymore?

Well first of all, I'd say because this is the format that the DEP-5
specification recommends. But more concretely, if you just use the
unversioned URL, a parser wouldn't know whether you did that on an older
revision of the specification (like many people did), or if you did it
knowingly, to show that you meant the latest, frozen revision.

I imagine that once DEP-5 is accepted, there will be a different URL
without any version number that can be used unambiguously. But please,
correct me if I'm wrong.


Benoît Knecht

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