Re: Mangling other people's code
firstname.lastname@example.org (Ian Jackson) writes:
> Does the policy list think it would be a good idea to add a piece to
> the policy manual asking maintainers who inherit a package and
> uploaders of NMU's not to change the layout, structure or style of the
> source code unless it is really necessary ?
No for inheritors, yes for NMUs. If a package is given away, the new
maintainer should be free to reorganize the package how they see fit.
People who upload NMUs shouldn't be making gratuitous changes though.