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Re: Debian Policy released

Ole Streicher <olebole@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Sean Whitton <spwhitton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> On Sat, Apr 07 2018, Ole Streicher wrote:
>>> Sure, but why do we give up a common rule? I think the cases where
>>> d/watch does not work are not so rare (at least I have quite a number
>>> of them), and keeping them unified is not the worst thing we can do.

>> See discussion in #515856.

> Maybe I didn't read it too carefully, but I didn't find the argument why
> get-orig-source is not kept for the cases where uscan doesn't do the
> job.

> And when I extrapolate from my packages, this is not an exceptionally
> rare case.

Imho Sean's last mail sums it up pretty well

cu Andreas
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