Re: modified email address in debian/copyright file
Andre Majorel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 2007-09-23 17:22 -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > The package should include in the copyright file the correct email
> > address for whatever contact information the upstream author(s)
> > use to receive queries from users and other people.
> This email address will be used by humans. Why does it have to be
> machine readable ?
So that the information can be presented *to* humans *by* machines.
That is, so that the information can be extracted automatically and
presented by a program in various contexts, rather than having the
*only* way to get at the information be to read the debian/copyright
file in its entirety.
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