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Bug#95906: debian-policy: Debian policy manual description should mention the packaging manual incorporation

On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 01:17:06PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:
> > 	A statement that parts of the packagning manualk are now part
> >  of the policy manual would be correct; and perhaps the description
> >  can mention that.
> Absolutely!  Indeed, my own confusion here is a sign that the
> descriptions should include more description of the current state.

I have a suggestion: until the dpkg documentation is written,
debian-policy should include the remaining chapters of the old
packaging-manual as appendices.

Also, I would be interested in knowing whether people would like to
see the sub-policies eventually being included in the main
debian-policy document?  I would find this more intuitive than having
lots of separate policy documents.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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