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Re: building a sponsored package

On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 07:30:53PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "Colin" == Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:
>     Colin> I think that would be appropriate.
>     Colin> Exactly what are the intended semantics of Maintainer: and
>     Colin> Changed-By: in the .changes file (not the .dsc)? In
>     Colin> particular, when sponsoring a package, which field in the
>     Colin> .changes should contain the name of the uploader and which
>     Colin> the name of the sponsored developer?
> Maintainer should contain the name of the NM applicant so he/she gets
> bugs.

If this is your only rationale, it is spurious, as you're talking about
Maintainer: in debian/control while I'm talking about Maintainer: in the
.changes file. The two are *distinct*.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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