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Re: gif-producing code and sarge?

On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 10:26:26AM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Colin Watson (cjwatson@debian.org) [040524 00:40]:
> > On Sun, May 23, 2004 at 08:57:39PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > > So, I would like to move these packages / programs into main (more
> > > specifically, ppmtogif from netpbm-nonfree into netpbm-free, and file
> > > wishlist requests on the appropriate dependend packages). However, as
> > > the last expiry falls into the deep freeze (at least I hope this ;),
> > > it might be useful to make the move earlier (now?). Well, this
> > > decision is of course yours, so please tell me if it's ok to upload
> > > packages that produce compressed gif into main earlier than 7th July.
> > I think that decision is probably ftpmaster's.
> In my understanding, if I upload some gif-producing code into main,
> than this is a RC-bug, and the only instance to tag it sarge-ignore
> are the release masters.

Under no circumstances would I expect this to be tagged sarge-ignore in
any case; but in general questions of "can we distribute this at all"
and "can we distribute this in main" are the final responsibility of

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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