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Bug#148034: DMUP: Please clarify limitation on news usage

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

> 	Whether everyone on the planet sees a reason to mention
>  anything is not really a concern. The fact remain it is mentioned,
>  and reading news on debian machines is prohibited.

Sure, I don't know who would have thought it wasn't.  Still, it's a
reasonable question to ask--should it be permitted?

I can't think of a good reason to prohibit it, in the case of public
news servers.

>  Tore> OTOH, the fact that I can't file a bug directly at the DMUP like I
>  Tore> can with the Policy, and that the document isn't signed at all, is
>  Tore> *not* fine.
> 	Well, to each whatever windmills they wish to tilt at.

It does seem to me that the document should have someone (a virtual
group, if not an individual) who is officially responsible for it
(under the DPL, of course), and that there should be a BTS entry.

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