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Bug#485837: (more or less) mandate notifying d-devel of ITPs

On Fri, 13 Jun 2008, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
> +You should set the subject of the bug to <literal>ITP: <replaceable>foo
> +</replaceable>-- <replaceable>short description</replaceable><literal>, 
                 ^ space lacking

And in general, you don't want to put a new line in
<replaceable>foo</replaceable> unless there's supposed to be a space at
that place anyway.

> +substituting the name of the new package for <replaceable>foo</replaceable>.
> +The severity of the bug report must be set to <literal>wishlist</literal>.
> +Please send a copy to &email-debian-devel; by using the X-Debbugs-CC
> +header (don't use CC:, because that way the message's subject won't
> +indicate the bug number). If you are packaging so many new packages (>10)
> +that notifying the mailing list in seperate messages is too disruptive,
> +do send a summary after filing the bugs to the debian-devel list instead.
> +This will inform the other developers about upcoming packages and will
> +allow a review of your description and package name.

I'm fine with this (although I've been guilty of not doing any ITP for
most of the software that I packaged :-|).

Raphaël Hertzog

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