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Re: rmail, m-t-a, and uucp

On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 08:38:48AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > As far as I know, policy say nothing about the upgrade process
> > between two releases, but notwithstanding we are commited to provide
> > trouble-free upgrade between stable releases.
> 	Sounds like silently splitting a package like that is a bug --
>  in which case, why do we need policy to tell us not to make buggy
>  packages?

In my experience, convincing maintainers that what they are doing is 
wrong is _much_ easier when you are able to show them a section in the 
policy that tells how to do it right...

> 	manoj



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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