Re: Welcome page
David Bremner <email@example.com> writes:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> >How about:
> > Please note that your work is much more likely to be accepted
> > quickly if it improves an existing Debian package, and especially if
> > if it fixes a bug already reported in our BTS.
> The goal of the pkg-perl team is not just to maintain many packages,
> but to maintain them well. We all understand that sometimes packaging
> new packages is necessary (or just fun!), but please consider spending
> a little effort on updating our existing packages. Particularly
> [release critical bugs] should be fixed as quickly as possible so that
> all of our packaging efforts can benefit the users of the next stable
> Debian release.
> where [release critical bugs] is a link to PET
I think that is less useful on the welcome page for at least two
* It's much longer, therefore less likely to be read by visitors to an
introductory webpage. (I was addressing Gregor's request for “a
* It doesn't speak to the needs of the *reader*; i.e. “here is how to
get what you want (your work in Debian)”.
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