[Pkg-roundcube-maintainers] Bug#785333: Bug#785333: broken contextmenu due to jquery

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Thu Jun 4 07:46:42 UTC 2015

On 06/04/2015 09:16 AM, Sandro Knauß wrote:
> Hey,
> Keep in mind, that Debian only say, that there must be the source code 
> available at building time. For javascript this means, that an unminified 
> version should be availabe in the source. Javascript is minified by building 
> the package, because this makes sense in termes of performance.
> The point about including 3rd party source code to an project has different 
> issuess. One is security. If someone finds a security issue in jquery, than 
> this will lead in a update for jquery. But who takes care, that the internal 
> copy of jquery is updated? Also duplication work. Looking at copyright, 
> stripping out non DFSG parts ( see the +dfsg in the jquery name), ...
>> Wordpress manages an embed tinymce
> well yes it is possible to embend code, but for example because wordpress 
> takes "the easy path", jquery and tinymce are that old. So if they would use 
> an internal one, than we would have recent versions of these, and you woud not 
> have to complain :)

It would be good though to supply different versions of jquery, so it matches
the requirements of the various packages depending on it.

Minifying during package building shouldn't really an issue.


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