Re: Policy ready to be edited
Quoting Stefano Zacchiroli <email@example.com>:
> I haven't had a look at the policy document committed by Sylvain, but
> mainly the idea should be _not_ to mandate where to install META files.
> This remark is just because a few time ago we wondered about decide a
> common location to place META files. IMO the only requirement we should
> have is this META files are installed in a place which permits to
> findlib to find the packages. stdlib/libdir/META is ok, stdlib/META.pkg
> is ok, stdlib/libdir/META.pkg is not ok.
> It depends on your idea of "problem". If problem is just "something not
> working" we have no problem, if problem is "something that can be
> improbed", the problem is that we have no documentation of the API
> installed by the various library and we can easily automatically
> generate them where they aren't available.
> The idea here is to have a debhelper or something similar which can be
> invoked in debian/rules and automatically generate documentation for the
> .mli files he found, register the result with doc-base and so on.
It think that this is an upstream problem. If mli files lack
ocamldoc documentation, they may be written and sent upstream
along with the makefile improvement for documentation generation.
(I've already asked you about this in ocaml camp private mail
with no reply).