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Re: RFC: Introducing Debian Enhancement Proposals (DEPs)

This is obviously the bikeshed part of DEP0...

On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 02:30:42PM +0100, cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis) wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 January 2008, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > > Lars Wirzenius, Stefano Zacchiroli and myself are trying to introduce
> > > the concept of Debian Enhancement Proposals,
> >
> > Well done!
> >
> > I have only one comment (for the moment):
> > > Creating a DEP
> > > --------------
> > >
> > > The procedure to create a DEP is simple: send an e-mail to
> > > `debian-project@lists.debian.org`, stating that you're taking the next
> >
> > I think the initial mail should be sended to debian-devel-announce
> > because there might be a lot of interested people who do not read
> > debian-project.  At least I feel DEP0 should go initially to dda.
> debian-devel-announce is restricted to DD's do we want that for proposing 
> DEP's?
> On the other hand, finding a DD to forward a proposal would probably be easy 
> enough, so it doesn't matter that much

Personally, I think DEP should go to d-d-a *once accepted* (dunno about
obsoleted, maybe as well), but initial drafts should go to either
debian-devel (DEP touches development, I assume this will be the vast
majority of DEPs, also the case for most examples from DEP0), or
debian-project (DEP does not touch development, the `finding
sponsorship' example from DEP0 and DEP0 itself).

Otherwise, I think this is a good idea.  Did you consider moving dep.d.n
over to wiki.debian.org once that is run by ikiwiki and DEPs are
common practise?



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