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Re: Is missing SysV-init support a bug?

On Mon, 29 Aug 2016, Dmitrii Kashin wrote:
> If we assume that this precedent allow a maintainer to violate policy,
> so we don't need the Policy anymore.

Violating policy is still a bug; it may be a bug in policy, or a bug in
the package.

> they still continue to rely on Policy to be sure that somebody takes
> care of their interests.

Policy is not a tool to beat developers with; it's a method of
documenting convention so that we can build a distribution of packages
which interact. Like most documentation of convention, it tends to lag
behind when convention changes.

Don Armstrong                      https://www.donarmstrong.com

Let me bring you up to speed:
We know nothing.
You are now up to speed.
  -- Steve Martin as Inspector Clouseau in _The Pink Panther 2_ (2009)

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