Control: severity -1 wishlist

On Sun, 10 Jul 2016 19:41:17 +0200 Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk> wrote:
> Quoting Pirate Praveen (2016-07-10 18:40:53)
> > This is not a minified file, only browserified. Though ideally we 
> > should browserify it in debian, grunt is still not packaged. Since its 
> > still a human readable and modifiable format, I don't think DFSG 
> > applies here.
> 
> The requirement of source format of redistributed code is not about it 
> being possible/easy to edit by those receiving it¹, but about it being 
> in the format preferred by _upstream_ to edit - e.g. for passing patches 
> upstream.

There is no consensus on it ->
https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2016/07/msg00241.html

Since there is a disagreement here, you may approach CTTE, ftp master or
propose a GR.

> If "browserifying" is a process simple to apply and revert, then ship 
> the code _not_ browserified and browserify during install (yes, I 
> understand that the tool upstream uses for that process is not yet in 
> Debian - which either means you need to imitate that process or that it 
> is _not such simple process).
> 

Those who feel strongly about this issue should help with
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=673727

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