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Bug#671503: general: APT repository format is not documented

On 12836 March 1977, David Kalnischkies wrote:

> I would personal tend toward ftp-master to be the authority with reference
> implementation being dak, but they have no public mailinglist and dak isn't
> used by all derivatives…


On 12836 March 1977, Russ Allbery wrote:

> I would be happy to maintain this as a sub-Policy as part of the
> debian-policy package and (subject to my always insufficient time
> available) be happy to handle the mechanics of formatting and wordsmithing
> updates, but don't personally have time to write the original text or to
> investigate and document changes.

> A prerequisite for this working properly would be for ftp-master to feel
> like they could send updates to somewhere and have them be absorbed and
> handled by someone.  I don't think it's going to be viable to add having
> to write the documentation as yet another ftp-master task, nor do I think
> it would be viable to expect someone outside the group making changes to
> reverse-engineer and guess at the changes.  It would need to be a
> cooperation between notification of changes from the folks working on them
> and someone doing the wordsmithing and turning that into a document.

We could deal with that, yes.

bye, Joerg
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