Your message dated Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:44:51 -0700 with message-id <87o9rlx51o....@iris.silentflame.com> and subject line Closing inactive Policy bugs has caused the Debian Bug report #515837, regarding debian-policy: no location in menu policy for desktop pagers to be marked as done.
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--- Begin Message ---Package: debian-policy Version: 188.8.131.52 Severity: normal -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 hi, i'm giving some TLC to fbpager a workspace/desktop pager for the fluxbox window manager. while updating to the latest Standards-Version, menu-policy and lintian cleanliness, i have stumbled across a problem. in old versions of fbpager, it installed a menu entry in "Apps/Tools", but Apps is deprecated in favor of Applications (yes, quite a while ago, the package hasn't needed updating for a bit). however, Applications has no corresponding Tools section, and nothing else in the heirarchy matches. therefore i'm removing the menu file in the meantime, but since this seems a regression i'm reporting a bug against the menu subpolicy. sean - -- System Information: Debian Release: 5.0 APT prefers unstable APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental') Architecture: amd64 (x86_64) Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores) Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8) Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash debian-policy depends on no packages. debian-policy recommends no packages. Versions of packages debian-policy suggests: ii doc-base 0.8.20 utilities to manage online documen - -- no debconf information -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFJmye2ynjLPm522B0RAtjQAJ0Vsa8D6kFvE2EAYVNmTgE9ljf15wCeJ1Cz FQTeHhrek45sVYso4HUh09s= =+QvU -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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--- Begin Message ---control: user debian-pol...@packages.debian.org control: usertag -1 +obsolete control: tag -1 +wontfix Russ Allbery and I did a round of in-person bug triage at DebConf17 and we are closing this bug as inactive. The reasons for closing fall into the following categories, from most frequent to least frequent: - issue is appropriate for Policy, there is a consensus on how to fix the problem, but preparing the patch is very time-consuming and no-one has volunteered to do it, and we do not judge the issue to be important enough to keep an open bug around; - issue is appropriate for Policy but there does not yet exist a consensus on what should change, and no recent discussion. A fresh discussion might allow us to reach consensus, and the messages in the old bug are unlikely to help very much; or - issue is not appropriate for Policy. If you feel this bug is still relevant and want to restart the discussion, you can re-open the bug. However, please consider instead opening a new bug with a message that summarises and condenses the previous discussion, updates the report for the current state of Debian, and makes clear exactly what you think should change. A lot of these old bugs have long side tangents and numerous messages, and that old discussion is not necessarily helpful for figuring out what Debian Policy should say today. -- Sean Whitton
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