On Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 12:37:22PM -0500, Jerome Charaoui wrote:
> Le 2014-02-02 17:09, Iustin Pop a écrit :
> > On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 08:54:17PM -0500, Jerome Charaoui wrote:
> >> Several packages in Debian depend on libjs-jquery-tablesorter.
> >> Are you confident that switching to a fork wouldn't negatively
> >> impact these packages?
> > 
> > I'm definitely not confident of this, as I'm not familiar with the 
> > javascript packaging/versioning/upgrades policy. Hence why I asked
> > the maintainer to _investigate_ this situation, as they have
> > better knowledge than me on this front, not to simply switch over.
> I was asking in regards to the tablesorter plugin itself, not Debian
> policies, in the hope that you may be familiar with the differences
> between the two. Is the fork a drop-in replacement for the original
> plugin? Did it introduce incompatible changes, such as removing
> methods or properties? Etc.

Ah, I see. Unfortunately, I'm not that familiar, I just found a bug a in
the original upstream, and while searching on the internet I found the
alternate upstream which fixed that bug, and that seemed actively

I'll try to investigate the differences, but I'm not very familiar with
javascript, so it'll take me a while.


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