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Re: Spec status

[redirected to lsb-spec, where I meant to start this thread]

On 2 Sep 1998, Daniel Quinlan wrote:

> I think we should leave out the "Package Format" section for now.  A
> few reasons:
>   - Many ISVs use "tar" or custom package formats (Oracle is a good
>     example).
>   - Red Hat and Debian are working together on this issue

	I'd like to see a status report, even if it is "read-only".

Also to consider is just specifying tar, or explicitly saying that the
method for installing software is unspecified (and maybe provide a future
direction statement).


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