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Bug#727708: Both T and L are wrong, plea for something simpler



Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 05:46:15PM +0100, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
>> If you decide on the init system question first, you could just file a
>> bug against debian-policy and things could go their usual way.
>> Alternatively, the Policy maintainers could defer this decision to the
>> technical committee under 6.1.3.
>
> The Policy maintainers are the maintainers of the policy document, they are
> not "maintainers of the relevant software" in this context.

No, but they are "maintainers of the relevant documentation", that is
the Policy. And they don't just maintain the package, see the delegation
text.

So let me ask you again: do you choose to ignore the requirement that
"maintainers of the relevent documentation" (that is the Policy editors)
make decisions initially?

Or do you think defining policies such as package dependencies do not
fall within the Policy team delegation?

Ansgar


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