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Re: Working on debian developer's reference and "best packaging practices"

>>"Wichert" == Wichert Akkerman <wichert@wiggy.net> writes:

 Wichert> Previously Julian Gilbey wrote:
 >> Surely either everything necessary should be in the dpkg reference or
 >> everything necessary should be in policy.

 Wichert> I'm not sure. I see them more as complementing each other, much like
 Wichert> RFC1855 (netiquette) complements RFC822 (email format) or how a
 Wichert> users manual complements a reference manual.

	More like a core published interface, and extentions and
 additions. The core interface in policy should be part of the dpkg
 spec (in other words, the implementing the core interface is a design
 goal of dpkg, but dpkg is otherwise unrestrained -- and become usable
 beyond debian).

 If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a
 nail. Maslow
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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