Re: [DRAFT] Bits from the Policy Team
Sean Whitton writes ("[DRAFT] Bits from the Policy Team"):
> I'm thinking of sending out the following to d-d-a; reviews welcome.
> Thanks to work by Hideki Yamane <henrich>, Ian Jackson <iwj> and myself,
I don't feel the need to be credited, TBH, but if you do want to
credit me by some kind of username/nickname, please credit `Diziet' or
nothing. (`(Diziet)' or some other syntax?) I don't much use my
> While those working on Debian packages have to be able to use English,
> it relieves some cognitive load if contributors are able to read the
> Debian Policy Manual in their native language.
I think you are understating the usefulness of this for downstreams
such as individual users, derivatives, and so on. (`on Debian
packages' might mean within-Debian or in-Debian-format.)
Translating Policy can make downstream work much easier.