Re: Suggested minor changes to the P&P templates
* Enrico Zini <email@example.com> [2004-10-25 01:11]:
> 5. At http://people.debian.org/~joerg/bad.licenses.tar.bz2 you can
> - find a tarball of 4 bad licenses. Compare these licenses with the
> - first nine points of the DFSG and show what changes they need to
> + find a tarball of 4 bad licenses. Please compare these licenses with the
> + first nine points of the DFSG and show what changes would be needed to
> make them DFSG-free. No need to compare word for word, for some
> - licenses this is an impossible task, but you should spot the
> + licenses this is an impossible task: just limit yourself in spotting the
> biggest mistakes.
Left out since it's probably a matter of taste. This sentence is
really not nice, though, so I might change it alltogether.
> 5a. The GNU Free Documentaion License (FDL) has been heavily discussed
> - on debian-legal recently. Read
> + on debian-legal recently. Please read
> http://people.debian.org/~srivasta/Position_Statement.html and
> - briefly explain how you feel about the including documents
> - licensed under the FDL in main and what consequences of this
> - position might be for Debian.
> + briefly explain how you feel about including documents
> + licensed under the FDL in main and what might be the consequences of this
> + position for Debian.
No, that's wrong. Only s/consequences/the consequences/.
> 6. Are there any sections of the DFSG or Social Contract that you
> - might like to see changed? If so, why?
> + might like to see changed? If so, which ones, and why?
> + 7. What is your current agenda with regards to Debian, and how does it
> + fit with the Social Contract?
This is usually asked in the welcome message.
> - 8. Tell me 3 different methods to close a bug in the BTS, the difference
> + 8. Please tell me 3 different methods to close a bug in the BTS, the difference
> -15. How do you check a package before upload? Please explain to me why
> +15. How do you check a package before the upload? Please explain why
Maybe "before you upload".
> -24. Should you happily sign another developer's GPG key? If not
> - please, explain me the checks you will make before signing it.
> +24. Should you happily sign another developer's GPG key? If not,
> + please explain me the checks you will make before signing it.
OK, and s/me//.
> These two lists are must-subscribes. Everything else is optional. I
> -abbreviate 'debian-' to '-' from now on!
> +abbreviate 'debian-' to '-' from now on.
> security updates to stable
> -private: you'll be subscribed automatically when your new-maintainer
> - application is accepted; sensitive discussions, flamewars
> - etc. You can unsubscribe if you wish.
> + application is accepted; sensitive discussions. You can
I changed this a bit.
> -mentors: helping newbie Developers.
> +TODO: -vote?
> +TODO: -project?
-project: project related discussions
> -Finally talk about some important websites:
> +Finally, some important web links: