Exception request from FESCo for bundled libaries

Conrad Meyer cemeyer at u.washington.edu
Mon Dec 14 15:34:14 UTC 2009

On Monday 14 December 2009 04:27:52 am Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Lun 14 décembre 2009 12:45, Josephine Tannhäuser a écrit :
> > of course this is a practicable rule, BUT
> > the problem is upstream or the rule itself.
> >
> > kernels internal zlib is not a lib its a module,
> > wordpress internal php-gettext is not a lib, its a php code file.
> >
> > The trick is to declare that a lib is not a lib and you can close the
> > bug as not a bug...
> > Easy cake..
> This is playing with words. I'm sure that when the guideline was written
>  lib was intended as "some code in any language that can be shared". What
>  is less clear is the other shared components which are not code (resource
>  files, fonts, templates, etc) but there is no doubt at all in my mind on
>  the code part.
> Though your interpretation is one reason we keep refining guidelines to
>  leave no room for bad packager excuses.

I just wanted to jump in and point out that this isn't just Nicolas picking on 
you, he's right.

Conrad Meyer <cemeyer at u.washington.edu>

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