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Re: Proposal: a more general and flexible appoach of packages.

On Fri, Dec 11, 1998 at 05:31:16PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:

> > That still leaves in the dependency on the physical maintainer.  It also
> > makes the information in the Packages file authoritative for the
> > maintainer information.  This is Bad for several reasons, only one of them
> > being that the Packages file might be outdated.
> The database is created out of the .dsc files, regenerated daily.

That's not the point I think. I guess he refers to the Maintainer field in
Debian packages. I am sure it is not widely known that there exists a mail
alias "package@packages.debian.org" to the maintainer...


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