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Re: doc-base policy



On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 01:45:52PM -0500, Chris Hanson wrote:
> I am wondering if anyone has done any more work on the doc-base policy
> proposal from this old thread:
> 
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2001/debian-devel-200108/msg00975.html

	Yes, doc-base seems to have stalled (no version change since woody). 
Adam might be a bit busy (since there are bugs opened for quite some time regarding
doc-base).

> 
> The reason I care about this is that I'd like to close the following
> related bug reports: 115450 115451 115452 115453.  Closing them
> requires getting three different maintainers to agree on the
> appropriate classification, and it seems to me that this is pretty
> arbitrary in the absence of a policy.

	Yes, it seems there is no appropiate policy relating to
doc-base/doc-central et al. This might need to be addressed on the Debian
Documentation Policy, currently in draft development [1], the Policy Manual
documentation chapter [2] does not get into detail. 

> 
> I like some of the proposed changes suggested in the thread, but I
> don't see any evidence that anything was ever done about them.  Any
> news?
> 
	Not that I know of (I remember slightly the thread), I'm going to
donwload it fully, and see if I can write done a proper sub-policy to close the
first TODO item in doc-base's documentation.

> Please include me in any replies as I'm not subscribed to the list.
> 
> 

	Done :)

	Javi

[1] http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/ddp-policy/ddp-policy.en.html
[2] http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-docs.html

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