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Re: Updating the BTS, in preparation for a policy package update

>>"Wichert" == Wichert Akkerman <wichert@cistron.nl> writes:

 Wichert> Previously Manoj Srivastava wrote:
 >> retitle 43724 [OLD PROPOSAL] experimental patch for very much faster dpkg -R

 Wichert> That looks like a misnamed bugreport, it should probably mention
 Wichert> dpkg-name compliant naming.

        Then I suggest that the proposer or the seconders do something
 about it soon.

 Wichert> And it should be acccepted as dpkg is going to depend on it
 Wichert> for its cdrom,nfs and mounted methods.

        Umm, I have a little problem with this statement, as it
 stands. The implication (and perhaps I am mis interpreting this)
 seems to be that the policy documents are merely extended
 documentation for dpkg and friends; and dpkg can change behaviour and
 policy must follow suit.

        I hope that is not what you meant to imply.

 I suppose some of the variation between Boston drivers and the rest
 of the country is due to the progressive Massachusetts Driver
 Education Manual which I happen to have in my top desk drawer.  Some
 of the Tips for Better Driving are worth considering, to wit:
 [173.15b]: "When competing for a section of road or a parking space,
 remember that the vehicle in need of the most body work has the
 right-of-way."  [141.2a]: "Although it is altogether possible to fit
 a 6' car into a 6' parking space, it is hardly ever possible to fit a
 6' car into a 5' parking space."  [105.31]: "Teenage drivers believe
 that they are immortal, and drive accordingly. Nevertheless, you
 should avoid the temptation to prove them wrong."
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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