No feature freeze for NEW packages

Iain Lane laney at
Mon Mar 16 10:15:31 UTC 2020

Last week I updated the FreezeExceptionProcess wiki page to say that
entirely new source packages don't require freeze exceptions.

AIUI this has been our de facto policy for a long time - I was intending
to just line the wording up with reality. But let me know if there are
any concerns.


Iain Lane                                  [ iain at ]
Debian Developer                                   [ laney at ]
Ubuntu Developer                                   [ laney at ]
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