On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 01:01:05PM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 01:17:49AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > Thanks to well-designed wording of the new change in Policy §9.6, I must
> > applaud this solution for matching the requirement:
> > 
> > 
> > diff -Nru terminal.app-0.9.8.1/debian/changelog 
> > terminal.app-0.9.9/debian/changelog
> > --- terminal.app-0.9.8.1/debian/changelog       2017-05-03 
> > 09:49:30.000000000 +0200
> > +++ terminal.app-0.9.9/debian/changelog 2017-08-07 11:34:42.000000000 +0200
> > @@ -1,3 +1,12 @@
> > +terminal.app (0.9.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
> > +
> > +  * New upstream version.
> > +  * Bump standards version to 4.0.0.
> > +  * Bump debhelper version to 10.
> > +  * Drop desktop file, fixes lintian warning.
> Good, good.
> And if you RoM the package all warnings will disappear.

This is not what I'm pointing at.  Yeah, the changelog wording is wrong,
but if instead of "fixes lintian warning" it said "obey new Policy",
the meaning stands.

Ie, instead of forcing migration to .desktop, you had someone take the
option of going a step back.  Kind of warranted as GNUsteppy things don't
seem to work with .desktop yet, and it'd require some effort neither me nor
this package's maintainer have knowledge and tuits to rush for right now.

I did not sponsor this version, for a different reason, but I wonder if
following the unintended meaning of the Policy would't be the reasonable
thing to do.


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