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Bug#473439: debian-policy: Debian Policy inconsistent with Developer's Reference

On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 11:30 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: 
> Meike Reichle <meike@alphascorpii.net> writes:
> > When doing my NM I noticed an inconsistency between the Debian Policy
> > and the Developer's Reference concerning the use of the terms "section"
> > and "category".
> The control field for specifying admin, net, utils, etc. is "Section", so
> I think Policy wins here and main, contrib, and non-free should be called
> categories.

For what it's worth, and possibly to add more confusion, dak uses the
term "component" in this case.


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