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To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: new policy revision From: Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> Organization: The Debian Project Date: 29 Jun 1999 16:37:06 -0500 Hi folks, At long last, I have created a new policy version, the one that is destined to be version 22.214.171.124. As promised, I am not uploading this package, but presenting it here in order that people have a first look at it and make sure I have not made major mistakes. http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/ manoj -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Format: 1.6 Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 14:57:47 -0500 Source: debian-policy Binary: packaging-manual debian-policy Architecture: source all Version: 126.96.36.199 Distribution: unstable Urgency: low Maintainer: Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> Description: debian-policy - Debian Policy Manual and related documents packaging-manual - Debian Packaging Manual Closes: 21969 28747 37257 37338 37345 37713 38212 Changes: debian-policy (188.8.131.52) unstable; urgency=low . * This is a test version of the policy package, and shall not be officially uploaded. * Merged in the packaging manual sources (we still have two separate .deb packages) * Multiple minor packaging tweaks. * [ACCEPTED 1998/05/01] Policy clarification about Standards-Version Added the clarifying paragraph (and the rationale in a footnote). closes: Bug#21969 * [ACCEPTED 1999/04/05] Policy note that GPL moved to /usr/share/common-licenses. Again, also added the rationale as a footnote. closes: Bug#28747 * [ACCEPTED 1999/05/04] Libtool archive (*.la) files in -dev' packages closes: Bug#37257, Bug#37338 * [ACCEPTED 1999/04/28] Logrotation. Standardizer on logrotate. closes: Bug# 37342 * [ACCEPTED 1999/05/23] Rewrite of section 5.7 (Programs for the X Window System) closes: Bug#38212 * [ACCEPTED 1999/05/15] Separate menu policy (like virtual package list) closes: Bug#37713 * [ACCEPTED 1999/05/09] Adopt the FHS in place of FSSTND Changed all references to the proper FHS versions. This was a first scan, so some references may still need to be changed. closes: Bug#37345 Files: 8e5353a4abf0867d9bc6ce4157598133 627 doc optional debian-policy_184.108.40.206.dsc 4ed9c426ff13b72ded3ece847738a084 382917 doc optional debian-policy_220.127.116.11.tar.gz 8ca2245e32fe3bb5ce0a7dd81fefbfe3 396326 doc optional debian-policy_18.104.22.168_all.deb 485bcffa1fa661748efac3aa309dc3f8 20 byhand - policy.ps.gz 485bcffa1fa661748efac3aa309dc3f8 20 byhand - policy.pdf.gz 981ec8a04f15068f72b93d577f47538e 36515 byhand - policy.html.tar.gz 1f55cb54059b8ae0ea8f2decd8c6b506 33451 byhand - policy.text.gz 3ed7aa5a489834b24bb28ff377a34aa9 10982 byhand - libc6-migration.text 69b6858a5390dae9dd35afb7f3efe9ef 5636 byhand - virtual-package-names-list.text f0b81630c0a7ee89bbffbabab1a7c5f8 2158 byhand - menu-policy.text.gz c3d349c8972c1fe0d2204aaaa6f7a2ba 147606 doc optional packaging-manual_22.214.171.124_all.deb 00610a26a2b5997b0b5ef00067ae3610 20 byhand - packaging.ps.gz 00610a26a2b5997b0b5ef00067ae3610 20 byhand - packaging.pdf.gz e062116d53691fd1026aa51b119f2327 46944 byhand - packaging.html.tar.gz 99a4df0155f887c739cbc7e092be412b 41252 byhand - packaging.text.gz -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: 2.6.3a Charset: noconv Comment: Requires PGP version 2.6 or later. iQCVAwUBN3k1223FgPXHJhCVAQGbrAP+MuiVTe1M7N+hO/jw5mTY3DAoOx5aoSuJ Dfpks/f2mSyRszxazTk/j7sFveglLT4auzrkkD0ER5R0kGL80DvB+Ujq8qMq7nB6 nUg2QB7V8McDHGILeO0Qdq3d6B1mn+QrEWJMXNi3LWMD9ezYQeoo9YhqoYabQr1S hp83+MsY0lc= =zwqr -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Cut down the forest, not just a tree. Out of the forest of desire springs danger. By cutting down both the forest of desire and the brushwood of longing, be rid of the forest (pun on the word "nirvana"), bhikkhus. 283 Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/> Key C7261095 fingerprint = CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05 CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Cc: email@example.com Subject: [Debian Weekly News] Debian JP News 1999/6/22 - 1999/6/28 Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 21:07:59 +0900 From: Katsura S. Yoshio <firstname.lastname@example.org> [...] This is the recent news [6/22/1999 - 6/28/1999] from Debian JP Project. * Bug stamp-out list plotter (debian-users) Ken Nakagaki posted a Perl script to visualize the critical buglist submitted by Wichert. It plots the below lists: * New BUG cumulative number * Modified BUG cumulative number * Not-modified and remain BUG number * The all release critical BUG number * All BUG cumulative number (The script) http://lists.debian.org/debian-users/199906/msg00584.html (The PS gzipped results) http://lists.debian.org/debian-users/199906/msg00696.html * merge xfree86-xtt (debian-devel) Mutsumi Ishikawa proposed the scheme for merging xtt to potato. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/199906/msg00317.html * file-kanji and file2 (debian-devel) The discussion of the alignment between Debian JP packages and Debian packages. For example, Debian JP once had a package called file2, and when it was uploaded to Debian, its name was changed to file-kanji. So now we have the very same packages except their names. Can we write like the below? Conflicts: file2 Replaces: file2 Note file2 appears only in Debian JP, not in Debian. Can't we set the dependency on the packages which are not in Debian but in Debian JP? http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/199906/msg00342.html * Applying newer license to older vim (debian-devel) Taketoshi Sano confirmed the vim 3.0 license (jvim is based on vim 3.0 for present). Backward compatibility of the license is agreed with vim author and Sano-san will upload new license jvim to Debian. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/199906/msg00348.html * Package description translation (debian-doc) Japanese translation of Package description is now ongoing. <email@example.com> * Debian developers Reference translation (debian-doc) Yoshizumi Endo expresses the will to translation. <199906211603.BAA02946@smtp5.dti.ne.jp> Thanks a lot for the below contribution from Debian JP project: Proofread: Atsuhito Kohda, Ryuichi Arafune, Masayuki Hatta Best Regards, K.S.Yoshio http://www2.osk.3web.ne.jp/~shishamo/ Key fingerprint = 3C 3C 1C E6 B1 65 53 58 A3 B3 6A ED BA E4 54 52
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