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Bug#681687: missing mime entry

Neil McGovern writes ("Bug#681687: missing mime entry"):
> As I understand it, there are still a number of issues with this
> approach (.desktop files do not contain enough information to get
> argument ordering correct in all cases, and it's far too late to start
> using a new auto-generation system this late in the cycle).


I don't think it likely that the TC will want to overrule the Release
Team's decision on this point.

So I hereby propose the following TC resolution:

  1. The Technical Committee agrees with Neil McGovern's analysis of
     the situation regarding evince's missing mime type entry.

  2. If changes are desirable to our system for dealing with mime
     type entries and desktop files, including changes to policy or
     additional automation, these should be made via the usual
     development and policy amendment processes.  It is now too
     late to do this for wheezy.

  3. We do not disagree with the Release Team's assessment that
     the failure of the evince package to provide a mime type
     entry is a release critical bug.

  4. We therefore decline to overrule the Release Team.


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