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authorSean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name>2019-09-02 15:04:21 -0700
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+[[!meta title="Debian Policy call for participation -- September 2019"]]
+[[!tag debian-policy]]
+
+There hasn't been much activity lately, but no shortage of interesting
+and hopefully-accessible Debian Policy work. Do write to
+debian-policy@lists.debian.org if you'd like to participate but are
+struggling to figure out how.
+
+- [More bugs, organised by difficulty, here](https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?dist=unstable;ordering=by-complexity;package=debian-policy)
+
+- [Our guide to contribution](https://salsa.debian.org/dbnpolicy/policy/blob/master/README.md)
+
+# Consensus has been reached and help is needed to write a patch:
+
+[#425523](https://bugs.debian.org/425523) Describe error unwind when unpacking a package fails
+
+[#452393](https://bugs.debian.org/452393) Clarify difference between required and important priorities
+
+[#582109](https://bugs.debian.org/582109) document triggers where appropriate
+
+[#592610](https://bugs.debian.org/592610) Clarify when Conflicts + Replaces et al are appropriate
+
+[#682347](https://bugs.debian.org/682347) mark 'editor' virtual package name as obsolete
+
+[#685506](https://bugs.debian.org/685506) copyright-format: new Files-Excluded field
+
+[#749826](https://bugs.debian.org/749826) [multiarch] please document the use of Multi-Arch field in debian/c...
+
+[#757760](https://bugs.debian.org/757760) please document build profiles
+
+[#770440](https://bugs.debian.org/770440) policy should mention systemd timers
+
+[#823256](https://bugs.debian.org/823256) Update maintscript arguments with dpkg >= 1.18.5
+
+[#905453](https://bugs.debian.org/905453) Policy does not include a section on NEWS.Debian files
+
+[#907051](https://bugs.debian.org/907051) Say much more about vendoring of libraries
+
+# Wording proposed, awaiting review from anyone and/or seconds by DDs:
+
+[#786470](https://bugs.debian.org/786470) [copyright-format] Add an optional “License-Grant” field
+
+[#919507](https://bugs.debian.org/919507) Policy contains no mention of /var/run/reboot-required
+
+[#920692](https://bugs.debian.org/920692) Packages must not install files or directories into /var/cache
+
+[#922654](https://bugs.debian.org/922654) Section 9.1.2 points to a wrong FHS section?