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Re: Nitpicking: you are doing it wrong

On Fri, Jul 08, 2011 at 04:31:49PM +0200, Arno Töll wrote:
> On 08.07.2011 15:56, Wolodja Wentland wrote:
> > I can understand how this applies to older packages that have been created in
> > the past and just don't use some of the new functionality, but I guess that
> > the points are valid for completely new packages.
> This is because I still think its wrong to introduce _new_ packages with
> older compatibility levels or older, but still policy compliant
> practices. This is why I regularly point this out when I encounter such
> packages and my sponsors did the very same with my packages.

If you don't make use of newest shiniest features, higher debhelper levels
just make backporting harder for no gain.

1KB		// Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor:
		//	Never attribute to stupidity what can be
		//	adequately explained by malice.

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