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Bug#741573: Two menu systems

Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> writes:

> The underlying question is: who should spend the time writing these
> files and keeping them up to date ?

> In the case of missing manual pages, the policy (§ 12.1) does not
> require the package maintainer to write one.

Hm.  I have never read that section of Policy that way.  I do think that
is intended to say that the package maintainer should write one, and
that's the most common interpretation that I've seen in debian-mentors as
well.  They're not *required*, no, but that's true of any should.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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