Re: new upload procedure approved
On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Christian Schwarz wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Jan 1998, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > It would be nice in these cases (when you report out of debian-policy)
> > if you could include the parts of the policy statement that are new, or
> > have changed, so that those of us too swamped to follow debian-policy
> > will at least have an idea of what the policy expects of us.
> That's exactly why I spend so much time writing the bug report. Please
> check out Bug#17525 for details. In addition, the new upload procedure
> will be documented in the Developer's Reference soon.
I bearly have the time to read the debian-devel mailing list these days. I
thought we had an aggreement that when the Policy mailing list came to a
determination on new policy that you would publish that new policy on the
I haven't the time to try to track down bug reports (this is the first
time that source has been mentioned) nor can I dedicate an afternoon a
week to re-read the current manuals for policy changes.
I you have the time and energy to write up a complete bug report, just how
hard is it to publish that report to debian-devel.
I am tired of fighting his battle over and over again. From now on, if new
policy is not reported in debian-devel, someone is going to be forced to
submit bug reports against my packages when they fail to meet the new
policy. They will, of course, be required (my new policy?) to supply
chapter and verse from the policy manuals.
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