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Re: Bug#203145: (uploaders in control) Any activity?

On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 13:54:11 +0100, Jeroen van Wolffelaar <jeroen@wolffelaar.nl> said: 

> Hi, Is there any activity on this issue? I just stubled upon this
> when I needed to know whether a multi-line uploaders was okay. Since
> uploaders isn't in policy at all, this is an undecided: I cannot
> possibly break policy by using something undocumented, can I?


> In any case, there are multiple packages using a multiline uploaders
> (don't recall my heart which, could checkout if needed), and all
> supporting scripts and katie etc seem to support it.

> So, I propose to explicitly allow that. It makes it better readable
> for the human eye, and for the computerized eye, it doesn't matter.
> (if it isn't explicitly allowed, it's disallowed).

  Why do we need to make policy about this at all?

By one count there are some 700 scientists with respectable academic
credentials (out of a total of 480,000 U.S. earth and life scientists)
who give credence to creation-science, the general theory that complex
life forms did not evolve but appeared "abruptly." Newsweek, June 29,
1987, pg. 23
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