Bug#494472: closed by Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Debian polisy is not a HOWTO document)
Russ Allbery wrote:
I agree that this would be useful but I'm not sure the bug queue for
debian-policy is the place to track it. Realistically, the Debian Policy
team is unlikely to write such a document from scratch, so having the bug
open against Policy doesn't reach someone who's going to be able to do
something about it.
Sorry, I did not have such a deep insight into the procedures
how the Debian policies are maintained. Filing an ER against
Debian Policy seemed the right way to me. If the Debian Policy
Team doesn't feel responsible, or if it does not have the
resources to write such a document, then this ER could have
But waiting for several months without a single response and
then simply closing it is very rude.