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Re: The role of the DPL in technical decisions

Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> As i understand the NEW handling is needed for :
>   a) make sure the licence is ok, and the package is otherwise distribuable,
>   and maybe setup the US-big-brother survey of developer's work.
>   b) check if the new package upload doesn't split in too many subpackages or
>   whatever and doesn't explode the archive:

c) ensure that the packages are in the appropriate section.

But making decisions about this really isn't the DPL's job. If you
disagree with how the ftp-masters handle it, then it ought to be
discussed with them. If they're unwilling to have that discussion, then
the DPL's involvement may be justifiable.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.vote@srcf.ucam.org

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