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Bug#361418: [Proposal] new Debian menu structure

On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 03:02:56AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Bill Allombert <Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr> writes:
> > Well It is two week now, and I did not get a single answer. Should I
> > consider that as a nihil obstat ?
> Sorry about this.  Figuring out how to move forward with Policy was the
> topic of much discussion at DebConf, but also since both Manoj and I are
> here and pretty busy with talks, I hadn't had a chance to look at the
> mailing list much.
> I think this proposal has definitely had sufficient discussion, and the
> impression that I had was that it had reached consensus.  Given that, I
> see no reason for it to not go into the next version of Policy.

So I consider the proposal accepted and I will prepare the changes to
the menu package. Then I will upload menu 2.1.35 and send an summary
of packages changes to debian-devel-announce.

> We're going to start using a new Policy process (Manoj is going to send
> out a writeup), and I'm not sure if we want to start that for the next
> release or do one final cleanup release with some obvious pending stuff
> and then start.  I personally think I'd prefer the latter, including this,
> probably the parallel build language, and a few other things that had
> already been discussed and which are basically done.

The menu sub-policy has always been sort of a special case anyway.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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