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Re: PHP/WebApp policy/mailing list

On Sun, May 01, 2005 at 11:24:53PM +1000, Pascal Hakim wrote:
> > I think a suitable section in debian policy would be appropriate. And
> > mere technical discussions about the policy contents are also
> > appropriate in d-policy. All other technical discussions should go
> > in an alioth list. My suggestion of an alioth list is due to
> Do the policy discussion on the new list, and make a new debian web apps
> sub policy, in the same way we have perl and emacs policies. Leave the
> main debian policy out of it, until we have something that works, and is
> used by most web apps. This is how the system is meant to work.

That's what I said in an involute manner :-)

> > current discouraging (and long delays) for a new proper list on
> > lists.debian.org. If interested people would think a l.d.o list
> > is better, that could also be nice.
> Once you've got me convinced the list is a good idea, it usually doesn't
> take too long to create it.

I think the list would be useful in the initial period. Once a decent
policy would be ready, the true job will move on common tools development, while
general policy discussions would be naturally hosted in d-policy, eventually.
So, I'm not sure such kind of list will be useful for a long period.
Of course, we could discuss about the meaning of 'long' in 
Debian metrics...

Francesco P. Lovergine

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