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+[[!meta title="Debian Policy call for participation -- September 2018"]]
+[[!tag debian-policy]]
+
+Here's a summary of some of the bugs against the Debian Policy Manual
+that are thought to be easy to resolve.
+
+Please consider getting involved, whether or not you're an existing
+contributor.
+
+For more information, see our
+[README](https://salsa.debian.org/dbnpolicy/policy).
+
+[#152955](https://bugs.debian.org/152955) force-reload should not
+start the daemon if it is not running
+
+[#172436](https://bugs.debian.org/172436) BROWSER and sensible-browser
+standardization
+
+[#188731](https://bugs.debian.org/188731) Also strip .comment and
+.note sections
+
+[#212814](https://bugs.debian.org/212814) Clarify relationship between
+long and short description
+
+[#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/package
+
+[#348336](https://bugs.debian.org/348336) Clarify Policy around shared
+configuration files
+
+[#425523](https://bugs.debian.org/425523) Describe error unwind when
+unpacking a package fails
+
+[#491647](https://bugs.debian.org/491647) debian-policy: X font policy
+unclear around TTF fonts
+
+[#495233](https://bugs.debian.org/495233) debian-policy: README.source
+content should be more detailed
+
+[#649679](https://bugs.debian.org/649679) [copyright-format] Clarify
+what distinguishes files and stand-alone license paragraphs.
+
+[#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
+
+[#685746](https://bugs.debian.org/685746) debian-policy Consider
+clarifying the use of recommends
+
+[#694883](https://bugs.debian.org/694883) copyright-format: please
+clarify the recommended form for public domain files
+
+[#696185](https://bugs.debian.org/696185) [copyright-format] Use short
+names from SPDX.
+
+[#697039](https://bugs.debian.org/697039) expand cron and init
+requirement to check binary existence to other scripts
+
+[#722535](https://bugs.debian.org/722535) debian-policy: To document:
+the "Binary-Only" field in Debian changes files.
+
+[#759316](https://bugs.debian.org/759316) Document the use of
+/etc/default for cron jobs
+
+[#770440](https://bugs.debian.org/770440) debian-policy: policy should
+mention systemd timers
+
+[#780725](https://bugs.debian.org/780725) PATH used for building is
+not specified
+
+[#794653](https://bugs.debian.org/794653) Recommend use of
+dpkg-maintscript-helper where appropriate
+
+[#809637](https://bugs.debian.org/809637) DEP-5 does not support
+filenames with blanks
+
+[#824495](https://bugs.debian.org/824495) debian-policy: Source
+packages "can" declare relationships
+
+[#833401](https://bugs.debian.org/833401) debian-policy: virtual
+packages: dbus-session-bus, dbus-default-session-bus
+
+[#845715](https://bugs.debian.org/845715) debian-policy: Please
+document that packages are not allowed to write outside their source
+directories
+
+[#850171](https://bugs.debian.org/850171) debian-policy: Addition of
+having an 'EXAMPLES' section in manual pages debian policy 12.1
+
+[#853779](https://bugs.debian.org/853779) debian-policy: Clarify
+requirements about update-rc.d and invoke-rc.d usage in maintainer
+scripts
+
+[#904248](https://bugs.debian.org/904248) Add netbase to
+build-essential