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Re: Generic maintainer email address



On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 02:20:14PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
> > Martin Schulze <joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de> writes:
> > > Stefan Hornburg wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > I wonder if there is a generic email address for an Debian package,
> > > > sth. like that courier@packages.debian.org, so one get hand out
                                                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > > an address to upstream that's get not change in case of a
        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > > new maintainer.
        ####^^^^^^^^^^
> > > Umh... *cough*  It's there for some four years now...

:-). I pointed out this to racke on the cebit meeting 

> > Umh... *cough* It seems not to be prominently documented
> > where a Debian greenhorn would poke its nose on
> > (excuse me if I'm wrong).
> > 
> > I suggest to add to the debian developer's reference,
> > 3.4. Coordination With Upstream Developers.
> 
> Umh, now it gets nasty, I and somebody else, were in simple-parse-mode,
> and at least I responded wrong to read keywords...  That's the address
> to reach the Debian maintainer, not the upstream maintainer.

read the above (underline) text. The package@p.d.o is the right thing
and he need this _for_ the upstream. 

Gruss
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