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Re: Bug#375502: debian-policy must clarify how sub-policies should be managed

George Danchev <danchev@spnet.net> wrote:

> On Tuesday 27 June 2006 12:19, Frank Küster wrote:
>> George Danchev <danchev@spnet.net> wrote:
>> > The sub-policy documents either can be part of this debian-policy
>> > document or referenced to by this paragraph. They are maintained by their
>> > authors and are all normative and authoritative.
>> I don't think the last part, " are all normative and authoritative", is
>> correct.
> Why do you think "are all normative and authoritative", is not correct, if 
> sub-policies are part of debian-policy or referenced to by the above 
> mentioned 1.4 debian-policy paragraph ?

Sorry, I misparsed this sentence, or rather I was confused by Ian's
claim that there is no official policy procedure any more, but that
instead changes are made at the discretion of the respective package's
maintainer.  I now assume that Ian's claim is wrong; consequently I
withdraw my statement that there's anything incorrect in your suggested

I still don't see why the change is necessary.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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