Re: pkg-perl uploaders field.
I think that these changes are a good idea. Speaking as a maintainer but
not DD, it is good to have both my name and the parson who actually
On Tue, 31 May 2005, Gustavo Franco wrote:
On 5/31/05, Allard Hoeve <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Hello Gustavo, others,
We could add the following practises into the policy:
* Use the Alioth email address as the Maintainer field.
* When injecting, uploading, modifying, etc., add yourself to the
Uploaders field. This way users can see who is actually working on a
* Always add a watchfile to the package for easy version checking. (This
is automagically done by dh-make-perl nowadays).
* What else?
I agree with these changes in the policy, it will be clear to everyone
who touched the package (and can be contacted) and at the same time
the maintainers field will be kept pointing to pkg-perl group.
Gustavo: if noone on this list objects to this proposal, would you mind
doing the work of adding the above to the policy? I am currently a little
short on time.
I can do the policy update, and since we can't wait each member agree
with this change i'll wait only for project admins to send the diff to
this list, if no one objects again i can commit. Do you agree?
Gustavo Franco -- <email@example.com>
Carlo U. Segre -- Professor of Physics
Associate Dean for Special Projects, Graduate College
Illinois Institute of Technology
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