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authorSean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name>2018-05-01 20:30:14 -0700
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+[[!meta title="Debian Policy call for participation -- May 2018"]]
+[[!tag debian-policy]]
+
+We had a release of Debian Policy near the beginning of last month but
+there hasn't been much activity since then. Please consider writing
+or reviewing patches for some of these bugs.
+
+# Consensus has been reached and help is needed to write a patch
+
+[#273093](https://bugs.debian.org/273093) document interactions of multiple clashing package diversions
+
+[#314808](https://bugs.debian.org/314808) Web applications should use /usr/share/package, not /usr/share/doc/...
+
+[#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
+
+[#556015](https://bugs.debian.org/556015) Clarify requirements for linked doc directories
+
+[#578597](https://bugs.debian.org/578597) Recommend usage of dpkg-buildflags to initialize CFLAGS and al.
+
+[#582109](https://bugs.debian.org/582109) document triggers where appropriate
+
+[#685506](https://bugs.debian.org/685506) copyright-format: new Files-Excluded field
+
+[#757760](https://bugs.debian.org/757760) please document build profiles
+
+[#759316](https://bugs.debian.org/759316) Document the use of /etc/default for cron jobs
+
+[#761219](https://bugs.debian.org/761219) document versioned Provides
+
+# Wording proposed, awaiting review from anyone and/or seconds by DDs
+
+[#582109](https://bugs.debian.org/582109) document triggers where appropriate
+
+[#737796](https://bugs.debian.org/737796) copyright-format: support Files: paragraph with both abbreviated na...
+
+[#756835](https://bugs.debian.org/756835) Extension of the syntax of the Packages-List field.
+
+[#786470](https://bugs.debian.org/786470) [copyright-format] Add an optional “License-Grant” field
+
+[#835451](https://bugs.debian.org/835451) Building as root should be discouraged
+
+[#846970](https://bugs.debian.org/846970) Proposal for a Build-Indep-Architecture: control file field
+
+[#864615](https://bugs.debian.org/864615) please update version of posix standard for scripts (section 10.4)
+
+[#897217](https://bugs.debian.org/897217) Vcs-Hg should support -b too
+
+# Merged for the next release
+
+[#896749](https://bugs.debian.org/896749) footnote of 3.3 lists deprecated alioth mailinglist URL