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Bug#106073: status of this bug?

On Sun, Sep 28, 2003 at 09:57:55PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> I would like to mention that according to policy 12.3:
>      Packages must not require the existence of any files in
>      `/usr/share/doc/' in order to function [1].  Any files that are
>      referenced by programs but are also useful as standalone documentation
>      should be installed under `/usr/share/<package>/' with symbolic links
>      from `/usr/share/doc/<package>'.
> This means that we can't rely on the documentation being ("physically")
> in /usr/share/doc at all.

This discussion isn't about whether the documentation should go into
/usr/share/doc or not. Rather, for documentation that is already in
/usr/share/doc, the question is in which subdirectory it should be.

> Because of the above, I would object to a policy mandating whether
> the doc must be physically in /usr/share/doc/<package> or
> /usr/share/doc/<package>-doc.

In the light of what I said above, it doesn't seem to me that your objection
is relevant.

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