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Bug#122699: Include definitions for common Debian acronyms

Package: maint-guide
Severity: wishlist

(maint-guide maintainer: it would be nice if the New Maintainer's Guide
included the expansions of these acronyms)

On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 09:10:49AM -0500, Mark Bucciarelli wrote:

> Greetings, all.  I've been lurking on this list for about a month and 
> following Debian news closely over the same period.  I have a small 
> opensource project, written in Java, and I would like toc reate debs for 
> it.
> One thing I have found challenging is the number of acronyms debian folks 
> use, both on this list and in news releases.  Could someone please define 
> the following:

Non-Maintainer Upload.  Refer to the Developer's Reference:


In fact, read the whole thing.  It has lots of information that you should


Intent to Package.  See http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/

> RC

Release-Critical.  Refers to a bug which must be fixed before a package is
suitable for release.


Bug Tracking System.  See bugs.debian.org.

 - mdz

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