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Re: node-tty-browserify_0.0.0-1_amd64.changes REJECTED




On Thu, 09 Feb 2017 at 16:47:05 -0000, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> And short
> description says "tty module from node core for browsers".

Does this mean that this is a polyfill/compatibility shim for
running JavaScript designed for node.js in non-node.js environments
like browsers?

If so, I can't help wondering why you would ever package that
module specifically for consumption by node.js - that sounds a bit like
a JavaScript equivalent of packaging python-backports-abc (a backport
of Python 3's abc module to Python 2, [1]) and deciding to give it a
python3-backports-abc binary package for completeness. But even more
so, since this is a source package dedicated to node, not just a binary
package...

*Surely* patching packages that (think they) require this module
to not require it is less work than maintaining yet another package
for multiple years?

    S

[1] https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/python-backports-abc