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Debian policy update (3.8.2.0)

Dear developers, Debian policy 3.8.2.0 has been uploaded today with the following changes…

* The list of archive sections has been significantly expanded. See

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/03/msg00010.html

for the list of new sections and rules for how to categorize
packages. [2.4]
* All packages must use debconf or equivalent for user prompting,
though essential packages or their dependencies may also fall
back on other methods. [3.9.1]
* Legacy XFree86 servers no longer get a special exception from the
FHS permitting /etc/X11/XF86Config-4. [9.1]
* Removed obsolete dependency requirements for packages that use
/var/mail. [9.1.3]
* Speedo fonts are now deprecated. The X backend was disabled
starting in lenny. [11.8.5]
* The GNU Free Documentation License version 1.3 is included in
common-licenses and should be referenced from there. [12.5]
* The requirements for source package names are now explicitly
spelled out. [5.6.1]

Please read the full Debian Policy document for detail.

For the Debian Policy team,
— Bill. Imagine a large red swirl here.

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