Re: Working on debian developer's reference and "best packaging practices"
>>"Wichert" == Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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