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Re: Consensus Call: Do We Want to Require or Recommend DH; comments by 2019-06-16

 ❦ 25 mai 2019 13:26 -04, Sam Hartman <leader@xxxxxxxxxx>:

> * People who make changes across the archive such as enabling hardening,
>   cross-building, bootstrapping, etc benefit significantly from more
>   uniformity in packaging practices.  The time they spend working on
>   packages that use dh is significantly less.  That is, people working
>   on making Debian more reproducible benefit from when we adopt more
>   uniform practices.

It has also been said that non-unformity makes also the life of
everybody more difficult when they look at a random package. This
includes non-DD/DM people. We have a reputation of having difficult
packaging practices. We uphold this reputation as long as we have so
many ways to do the same thing.
Say what you mean, simply and directly.
            - The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plauger)

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