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Pacman standards for the VDT

Having created a large number of Pacman packages for the VDT, I have become rather picky about how we setup our Pacman packages. While I may seem overly picky about these details, I strongly believe that they make the difference between a merely adequate installation experience and a superior installation experience. The goal for the VDT is to provide a superior installation experience.

With this goal in mind, I have developed a set of rules for Pacman packages in the VDT. I'm strict about these rules, and I yell and stomp my feet whenever people break them.