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Bug#392362: [PROPOSAL] Add should not embed code from other packages

Bill Allombert <Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr> writes:

> I find the wording "convenience copy of library from other software
> packages" much more telling than "convenience copy of code from other
> software packages" that could be misinterpreted. For example, a lot of
> packages include a convenience copy of scripts part of automake
> (install-sh, depcomp, etc.). The sentence "Debian packages should not
> make use of these convenience copies."  seems to imply that they should
> not be used.

Bleh.  That's a valid point and I'm not sure how to deal with it without
going back to the previous wording.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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