[Fsf-Debian] Deciding how Debian depends/recommends non-free packages

Ian Jackson ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Wed Oct 31 12:43:37 UTC 2012

Michael Gilbert writes ("Re: [Fsf-Debian] Deciding how Debian depends/recommends non-free packages"):
> Doesn't the Tech Committee usually likes to take it slow to give time
> for sufficient info to flow out to be able to make the most
> well-rounded decision possible?

That's a charitable way of saying that we have in the past been
glacially slow.  We have been trying to improve on this.

> Maybe you could argue to delay action on that bug for a while.  Is
> there any real rush to get this one resolved immediately?  Any changes
> resulting from that apply to the policy, and won't affect wheezy,
> they'll to wait for jesse, which is two years away.

OTOH this is a good point.


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