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Re: Bug#89038: mime policy copying update-mime(8)

David Prévot <taffit@debian.org> writes:

> I just removed the shipping of these documents [1] in the website since
> they won't be updated anymore, and the attached patch (the short one
> just focuses on the English version, the long one also takes care of
> translations) will drop the internal links to this obsolete policy (it
> shouldn't be applied until the debian-policy 3.9.3 gets out, of course).

Thanks!  I had it on my mental list to contact you and let you know about
this, and really appreciate you watching out for it and taking care of it
in advance!

> Without any action, this obsolete policy will stay where it is [1]. Is
> it OK to let it rot there [1], or should we ask the DSA to deploy a
> redirection to the Policy [2] or somewhere else more accurate?

>   1: http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/mime-policy/
>   2: http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-opersys.html#s-mime

I think adding a redirect to the relevant section of Policy as you show in
[2] is a great idea.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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