Re: Installed sed 3.02-6 (source i386)
On Mon, May 08, 2000 at 02:27:30PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > Is `Changed-By' intended to be the person who made the change in the
> > > changelog (the maintainer or NMUer), or the uploader (the guy who signed
> > > the binary)?
> > Person who made the change as found in the changelog. Hence the name
> > `Changed-By'.
> Isn't "Maintainer" (in the changes, anyway) currently the
> uploader? Wouldn't it still be useful? (ie, having Maintainer, Changed-by,
> and Uploader, or so?) Uploader is the only one we definitely have a
> signature for (well, assuming dinstall were to check that the "Uploader:"
> matches whoever signed the changes file). Just FWIW.
Changed-by == Uploader, unless it's a sponsored upload, which is a minority.
Or some similar awkward situation.
Since we should phase out the whole sponsoring idea soon (meaning the
sponsees will become official maintainers and be able to upload themselves),
there should be no need to support this too.
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