Re: "Author" section of manpages
On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 07:58:46PM +0000, Nick Phillips wrote:
> There seem to be quite a few cases of packages in Debian where this section
> is used in such a way that the (mistaken) impression that the persons listed
> deserve credit for the software in question rather than "just" the manpage.
This probably happens because the manual page example in dh_make is written
to include the maintainer's name under "AUTHOR". I noticed that a few years
ago but never bothered to file a bug about it...
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