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Re: Policy proposal for compatibility packages



On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 14:28 -0500, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> 
> I'd originally suggested that the existence of compat-* packages should
> be rationalized by the maintainer as part of each release cycle.
> 
> Valid rationale could be (but is certainly not limited to):
> 
> - Fedora applications which are not yet ported to the new interface
> - Third party applications which still depend on the old interface (that
> the maintainer is aware of specifically, not "something might use it
> someday")

Yeah, I was going to add this to the proposal, but held off since I was
a little afraid of the added bureaucracy/madness it would bring.  What's
others people thoughts on this?

/B
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