Re: [email@example.com: Open Letter to Debian Community]
* Daniel Ruoso <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-03-14 17:09]:
> > > That sounds like a good idea, actually. Make it a policy proposal?
> > That's not how policy works, but it should probably be mentioned in
> > the Developer's Reference. Feel free to file a wishlist bug.
> Well, I must admit that this email surprised me. If/when debtags is
> integrated in the "core" of the packaging system in Debian, wouldn't it
> be specified in policy?
Policy describes current practice rather than dictacting it. So once
debtags has been integrated in the core and made a requirement, policy
*might* add it [*], but certainly not before.
[*] But I assume debtags will remain optional and therefore not make