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Old proposals again (Re: [PROPOSAL] Re: Shared libs vs. plugins.)

On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 11:42:41PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > Wichert, I think "Geez, again?" is the incorrect response to Daniel's
> > mail. Bugs #42399 and #65345 against debian-policy have been outstanding
> > for 1 year and 268 days and 322 days. #65345 even has a patch against
> > lintian, though it is likely far too old to automatically apply.
> Our inability to get this into Policy is appaling, isn't it? :<

Manoj and I are only two people.  Handling policy bugs is hard for a
number of reasons:

(1) There are a lot of them, and many of them are now quite long.

(2) We don't have any official editorial rights, so unless a proposal
    has been seconded in the standard way, it's difficult to figure
    out what to do with it.

I asked a week or so ago for help in handling this sort of stuff, but
only one offer has been forthcoming.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
       Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://people.debian.org/~jdg
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