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[opensuse-packaging] Process for changing the Packaging Guidelines
After discussion on the packaging mailing list, let's move forward as follows with changing the packaging guidelines:

For changing of the packaging policies, we will use the following
simple process:

Changing of packaging policy:

* send an email to the mailing list with a proposal for change. Add to the subject the tag "RFC: Guidelines change"
* discuss the change
* if the change gets accepted by packagers and reviewers, update the
wiki pages. Acceptance means: No strong objections within 14 days of
the postings.
* if the change can be algorithmically enforced, a rpmlint check is
proposed.
* the packaging guidelines team will send a monthly email to
opensuse-announce and opensuse-packaging mailing lists to announce
changes to the policy (only if there are changes to be announced)
* the packaging guidelines team will support the process and make a
decision in case of conflicts.

The packaging guidelines team consists of Dominique Leuenberger, Sascha Peilicke, Dirk Müller, Andreas Jaeger, Ludwig Nussel, Togan Muftuoglu, Michal Vyskocil. You can reach the team on the opensuse-packaging mailing list.

Btw. this is documented now on http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Packaging_guidelines_change_process

Andreas
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