660705

[proposal] remove the requirement to compress documentation

proposed patch sent

572571

packages SHOULD ship checksums (a-la dh_md5sums, but better)

need to research current practice

734662

Please add an example of arch-specific dependency with more than one architecture

patch exists, cleanup and promote

630174

debian-policy: forbid installation into /lib64

check current practice, close

708566

library -dev naming policy encourages unnecessary transitions

try to write a patch

459427

changelog vs. NEWS handling

opinions asked

160827

Standardize syntax of the name in the Maintainer control field

read, check current practice

188731

Also strip .comment and .note sections

check current practice

212814

Clarify relationship between long and short description

opinions asked