dr at jones.dk
Sun Dec 25 03:26:38 UTC 2011
On 11-12-24 at 09:31pm, Matteo F. Vescovi wrote:
> On 24/12/2011 18:12, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> >Please beware that asking a negated question is impolite: Similar to
> >"when did you stop beating your spouse?" it implies an accusation.
> Gosh! Never meant to be so rude. :-( Sorry.
Uhm, just "impolite" - most folks won't even notice it. I just happen
to be nitpicking with words, and find mechanisms like this interesting.
> >> you need to re-work it all, to be more DEP-5 compliant 
> >DEP-5 is cool, and personally I use it always, but beware that it is
> OK. When I started packaging few months ago, guys at debian-mentors
> told me that copyright is very important for Debian and it would have
> been nice providing something well done, maybe in DEP-5. So I thought
> it was the option of choice, even though not mandatory.
...and if you do use DEP-5 then you should ensure that you follow the
standard. I was just reacting on the phrasing of the response, which
could be misread as DEP-5 formatting of debian/copyright is mandatory.
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