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

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

 Wichert> I do hope you trust is to make changes sensibly. In fact the current
 Wichert> reference draft already has some information on the backward and
 Wichert> forward compatibility guarantees dpkg gives.

	Oh,, absolutely. But I have no knowledge about who may inherit
 the document in the future -- and in general principle, I think the
 demarcation I have outlined provides a good balance of ensuring the
 stability of core interface while allowing for innovation, and may
 serve as a model for other intrinsic interfaces that packages face
 (the menu system, the init scripts, etc).

 Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry. R.E. Schenk
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