Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Sep 25 17:17:40 BST 2007

On Tuesday 25 September 2007 11:31, Daniel Holbach wrote:
> Am Montag, den 24.09.2007, 13:04 -0400 schrieb Scott Kitterman:
> > This sounds reasonable.  In cases where Main and Universe processes are
> > different (e.g. SRU) it is often confusing for people to know what to do.
> > I'm not sure if it is better to have both processes on one page or
> > separate pages, but we ought to be consistent.
> I think it's best to have one comprehensive page on the subject, which
> just explains the process and the differences that apply to the Universe
> variant.
> > Is the packaging information meant to be all inclusive or how Ubuntu
> > packaging is different from Debian packaging?  If we use the Debian
> > documentation (e.g. New Maintainer's Guide) as a baseline and provide an
> > Ubuntu diff in the wiki it should be more manageable maintenance wise,
> > but will, of course, be more confusing for people just getting started.
> I think for the PackagingGuide we should start off with what's in SVN
> and DocBook right now and factor in all the pages on
> In a second step - that still needs planning - I'd suggest to reorganise
> the ToC to be more prioritised, meaning that it will be easy to figure
> out what to look at on the first day, what to check out in the first
> week, etc.
> I agree we should link to all the necessary information in the Debian
> documentation.
OK.  I think that means you believe our document should be all inclusive, but 
have references to equivalent Debian docs.  Is that correct?

Scott K

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