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Bug#105538: marked as done (section C.2.3(in html format) has an incorrectly formated changelog example)

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package: debian-policy

   That format is a series of entries like this:
       package (version) distribution(s); urgency=urgency

        * change details
        more change details
        * even more change details

       -- maintainer name and email address  date

   package and version are the source package name and version number.

The proper format, with proper spacing, is:

package (version) distribution(s); urgency=urgency
[optional blank line(s), stripped]
  changelog details
[blank line(s), included in output of dpkg-parsechangelog]
  changelog details
[optional blank line(s), stripped]
 -- maintainer name and email address[2 spaces]date

Again, I am not sure how details -policy should be about things, as it makes
changing them difficult(for extension purposes)

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These bugs were closed by debian-policy  Here is the
.changes file.


Format: 1.7
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 21:43:22 -0500
Source: debian-policy
Binary: debian-policy
Architecture: source all
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Policy List <debian-policy@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
 debian-policy - Debian Policy Manual and related documents
Closes: 53849 60461 72335 98291 100631 102199 102204 105535 105538 105625
 debian-policy ( unstable; urgency=low
   * Change footnote about urgency values to the now-current list: low,
     medium, high, emergency.
   * Correct note about /etc/default files being conffiles/config files,
     which I mucked up (sorry Joey) [10.3.2]
   * [AMENDMENT 2001/06/26] Downgrade emacs/tex to optional
                                                   closes: Bug#102204, Bug#53849
   * [AMENDMENT 2001/06/26] Next stage in usr/doc -> usr/share/doc transition
                                                              closes: Bug#102199
   * [AMENDMENT 09/06/2001] Clarifying FHS policy   closes: Bug#98291, Bug#60461
   * Spelling correction                                      closes: Bug#105625
   * [AMMENDMENT 28/06/2001] Restrict http access to /usr/share/doc
                                                              closes: Bug#100631
   * [AMENDMENT 23/5/2001] Optional build-arch and build-indep targets for
     debian/rules                                             closes: Bug#72335
   * The old packaging manual is included in the policy document as an 
     informative appendix. It is not part of Debian Technical Policy, and
     its presence is a temporary measure until dpkg documentation includes
     ther information provided.                               closes: Bug#105535
   * Added information about optional blank lines in the chagelog format.
                                                              closes: Bug#105538
 d0a1ac17a579422cf3036a91018077db 727 doc optional debian-policy_3.5.6.0.dsc
 847698fb56a4015e8c01fff6e2549979 568045 doc optional debian-policy_3.5.6.0.tar.gz
 1c021ad67e4ca6c516ed92abf7194626 582528 doc optional debian-policy_3.5.6.0_all.deb
 9b36b824c66c396e6755932b2abc892d 91261 byhand - policy.txt.gz
 2930900bdf8160ce69a088a56af4cace 2138 byhand - menu-policy.txt.gz
 a3da1fbfdf72eca7b027057891e0a4cb 1561 byhand - mime-policy.txt.gz
 1d2430875f883293167d7485e9c6ff7f 4417 byhand - policy-process.txt.gz  
 2a62f4ed486185ba2d4dd8f9f1025e6d 4357 byhand - perl-policy.txt.gz
 2b8ceb66219172f7cb2a34bff5a395d0 99749 byhand - policy.html.tar.gz
 12c50aaf21b5607813d05eca35a75750 2759 byhand - menu-policy.html.tar.gz
 44838568cf22562f1669015d1dabfe76 2115 byhand - mime-policy.html.tar.gz  
 368690344dcee1495139ff6fff5fea81 5063 byhand - policy-process.html.tar.gz
 340c2df7326f04027844bac805c25cb6 5563 byhand - perl-policy.html.tar.gz
 4ec1bcd43a2c9f9981d2bc08dafb48ae 6120 byhand - debconf_specification.txt.gz
 753ce321854a513ff0cb3b279e548a1f 29941 byhand - debconf_specification.html
 3ed7aa5a489834b24bb28ff377a34aa9 10982 byhand - libc6-migration.txt
 b9ffc0d13d1467967d994288c4adc29b 7686 byhand - virtual-package-names-list.txt
 999105364cf441d21bb979469db2abba 174680 byhand - policy.ps.gz
 09e7a1c8473e068617d8b41a85612414 316812 byhand - policy.pdf.gz
 ebe19e49d89eb9edad98b9e6d3fc886e 16014 byhand - upgrading-checklist.txt
 93679f707ec4cbc94b6f667afb1f2600 34997 byhand - fhs-2.1.html.tar.gz
 300035e9df1e7fa8295a38fee2cf54c6 98312 byhand - fhs.txt

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