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Re: About getting videos from youtube

On Tue, Dec 08, 2009 at 12:43:21PM -0200, Rogério Brito wrote:
> Hi, Celejar.
> On Dec 08 2009, Celejar wrote:
> > On Mon, 7 Dec 2009 16:08:33 -0200 Rogério Brito wrote:
> > > I am the maintainer of the youtube-dl package and, unfortunately,
> > > due to a decision of the release team, it won't migrate to the
> > > testing distribution (and, as a consequence, it will not be part of
> > > a stable release).
> > 
> > Can you explain just *why* the release team won't allow its migration?
> > I took a quick look at the various dev and PTS pages associated with
> > the package, and I couldn't make out the reason.
> The release team won't allow youtube-dl to be part of a stable release
> for fear that the "interfaces" with youtube change during the life cycle
> of the stable release.
> Of course, similar statements could be made about many packages in the
> distribution that rely on services on the web that are beyond our
> control, but...
Would that make it qualify for the "volatile" archive?


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