Re: Bug#436093: Please decide on the "ownership" of the developers reference
On Sun, 5 Aug 2007 14:46:01 -0700, Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 03:08:02PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
>> > 13:00 <buxy> sorry, you have no ownership on that package 13:00
>> > <aba> I disagree. 13:00 <aba> and that is documented.
>> <buxy> you removed me without asking <aba> I didn't remove you.
> Andi, this looks like a fair point to me. If we're going to treat
> this as a question of who has the "right" to be maintainer of the
> package, then Raphaël also has some claim that you hijacked the
> package first. (You mention that you talked to "people who were doing
> lots of QA" -- but did you run this by the debian-qa mailing list so
> that there's a public record of the discussion and an opportunity for
> comments, and did you try at the time to contact the people that were
> listed as Uploaders?)
I was not contacted at the time my name was removed from the
>> > > As for Raphaël adding himself to the Uploaders: field, I have
>> > > no
>> > > particular opinion about it. I suggest discussing it within the
>> > > team, too, and either reverting the change, or reaching a common
>> > > agreement about upload rules (which I would obviously prefer).
>> > The "team" currently consists of me.
>> That's not what the "Maintainer" field says. And the unix group
>> associated is 'cvs_doc'.
> Raphaël, surely you're aware that there are many packages which give
> mailing lists as the maintainer, without implying that everyone
> subscribed to that mailing list is implicitly part of the "team"?
> (Moreover, haven't you said that you aren't/weren't subscribed to
> -doc, which implies that if the Maintainer field determines who the
> team is, you're not part of it anyway?)
But, since the team of one was done merely by uploading a
package with a changed uploaders field, one can argue the team has been
expanded by uploading a package again with a different uploaders
field -- unless there is a difference between these two uploads
changing the Uploaders fields that I am missing?
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Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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