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Re: DEP-5: Patches pushed to the Debian Policy repository

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 01:47:25PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> I've a question related to that: what do you think would be best for the
> DEP-5 version published at http://dep.debian.net/deps/dep5/ ?
> Would it be OK to have a big fat warning there saying "this DEP has been
> accepted and is now maintainer at <URL>, please refer to that for the
> most up to date version of this specification"?

Answering to self, I hereby propose the following patch for the DEP-5
repository. It implements the "(not so) big fat warning" suggestion
above. Unless there are objections, I'll push it to the repository a
week for now, together with the change of state from CANDIDATE to

Stefano Zacchiroli     zack@{upsilon.cc,pps.jussieu.fr,debian.org} . o .
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=== modified file 'dep5/copyright-format.xml'
--- dep5/copyright-format.xml	2011-12-18 17:38:43 +0000
+++ dep5/copyright-format.xml	2012-02-26 15:58:10 +0000
@@ -34,6 +34,18 @@
   <section id="introduction">
+    <note>
+      <title>Current Version</title>
+      <para>
+	This specification is now maintained as a <ulink
+	url="http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/";>separate
+	standard</ulink> that is part of the <filename>debian-policy</filename>
+	package. Please refer to it for the most up to date version of this
+	specification.
+      </para>
+    </note>
       This is a proposal to make <filename>debian/copyright</filename>
       machine-interpretable.  This file is one of the most important files in

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