Re: Listing for release notes on DDP pages
On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 01:39:46PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> At http://www.debian.org/doc/user-manuals#relnotes we currently have (the
> bits between <<...>> are links):
> Debian Release Notes
> This document contains information on what's new in the current Debian
> GNU/Linux distribution and complete upgrading information for users of
> older Debian releases.
> Authors: Adam Di Carlo, Bob Hilliard, Josip Rodin, Anne Bezemer
> Maintainer: Rob Bradford
> Status: Active work being done for Debian releases. Help is needed to
> complete the `Split packages' section. Contact
> firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
> Problems and patches should be reported as bugs against the
> release-notes pseudo-package.
> - <<Released version>>
> - Also available at ftp.debian.org:/debian/dists/stable/main/upgrade-*/
> - <<Version being prepared for the next stable (in testing)>>
> - Use <<CVS>> to download the SGML source text for <<release-notes>>.
> I'd like to propose the following changes:
> - Authors: add everybody listed as such in current version; I don't
> feel it's necessary to indicate 'current' here.
> - Maintainer: remove; as this is not a package it does not really have a
> single maintainer but more a teal of editors (listed in Authors).
> - Status: Rewrite first sentence to "Actively maintained for Debian
> releases"; remove the bit about "Split packages".
> - Availability: remove the reference to ftp.d.o as we don't seem to
> publish the RN there anymore (and personally I don't see any added
> value in restoring that).
Sounds reasonable by me.
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Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.