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commit 82e6b68923c8690b43e52be71ebe0ac4202caaba
Author: Bas Couwenberg <sebas...@xs4all.nl>
Date:   Thu Sep 3 22:33:03 2015 +0200

    Minor improvement of backports documentation.
---
 policy.xml | 20 +++++++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/policy.xml b/policy.xml
index 36b1acc..64f67c3 100644
--- a/policy.xml
+++ b/policy.xml
@@ -1884,11 +1884,21 @@ lintian ../build-area/*changes
     <sect2 id="backports">
       <title>Backports</title>
       <para>
-        Debian offers <ulink 
url="http://backports.debian.org";>backports</ulink>
-        to its stable version. Backports of Debian GIS packages should be kept
-        as branches in our
-        <link linkend="git-repository">Git</link> or
-        <link linkend="svn-repository">Subversion</link> repositories.
+        Debian offers backports of newer package versions for its stable
+        (and oldstable) release via
+        <ulink url="http://backports.debian.org";>backports.debian.org</ulink>.
+      </para>
+      <para>
+        Backports of Debian GIS packages should be kept as branches in the
+        package <link linkend="git-repository">Git</link> repository (e.g.
+        <literal>wheezy-backports</literal>,
+        <literal>jessie-backports</literal>, etc.).
+      </para>
+      <para>
+        To upload backports DDs (and DMs for their packages) need to be added
+        to the backports ACL, and follow the Basic Rules as documented in
+        <ulink url="http://backports.debian.org/Contribute/";>Debian Backports 
›› Contribute</ulink>
+        on the Backports website.
       </para>
     </sect2>
     <sect2 id="ubuntugis-ppa">

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