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Re: 88 Priority violations in woody

On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 03:26:58PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 01:30:20AM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> > * Policy is not a stick to beat people with.  It's a guideline, that should be
> >   followed closely, but not exactly.
> I think you are misquoting this.  Policy is not a stick means that you can
> not add new things to policy that a majority or large number of packages
> violate.  But this particular piece of policy is very old, and always
> applied.  

Actually, it's been consistently ignored, certainly as far as RC bugs go.


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