Re: DEP5: Extra fields without ‘X-’ prefix?
On Monday 15 November 2010 17:47:26 Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> >Indeed. But people using extra fields will get warnings, so they will
> >ignore them. Then, they will also ignore warnings triggered by typos in
> >standard fields.
> True. But I see it as a challenge of parsers rather than a flaw of the
> format: it could be handled similar to lintian overrides (i.e. silence
> specific non-standard fields you yourself choose to use).
How about calling DEP-5 parser from lintian and let lintian handle the
> IMO this is sliding away from DEP5: feel free to move the conversation
> to the Config::Model mailinglist if you agree (readers are hereby
> warned). :-)
I'd suggest to nail the use case here. All other implementations details will
be discussed in Config::Model mailinglist.
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