Proposing a new field in the source control data (was: Proposing a new source control header to link to upstream BTSs)
"Martín Ferrari" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Following the trend to add metadata to the debian/control file that
> allows for the creation of new and powerful tools, I thought about the
> usefulness of a header that'd allow to automatically relate to
> upstream bug trackers.
Those pieces of data are called "fields". Just like in RFC2822
messages or HTTP responses.
In the case of a 'debian/control' file, it makes even *less* sense to
call each field a "header".
\ "A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown |
`\ child." -- Henry L. Mencken |