ambiguity in the guidelines

Christopher Stone chris.stone at
Thu Jul 6 06:43:35 UTC 2006

On 7/5/06, seth vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
> Do you seriously think relying on regexes for parsing out data is safe
> and reliable for human-inputted strings w/o confirmation?

About as safe as anything rpmlint detects now.  But the discussion is
moot because there is no reason to actually parse the string right
now.  If you had some killer feature that required parsing of the
change log entries then it would be worth discussing.

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