On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 21:11, Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo wrote: > On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 09:30:54PM +0200, Rene Engelhard wrote: > > > Thanks for quick response. What can I do right now? I am not Debian > > > developer yet. Scott James Remnant sponsored this package for me. > > > He ask me to add the following lines to debian/control file: > > > > > > Maintainer: Bartosz Fe?ski <email@example.com> > > > Uploaders: Scott James Remnant <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Bartosz Fe?ski <email@example.com> > > > > > > And after that he uploaded it. Hmm... should I contact him or try > > > to manually close this bugreport? > > > > Anyhow, there was _something_ messed up. I don't know what and who did > > it... > It seems that problem was with changelog. I didn't change email address > to correspondent but I didn't know about it. > I sat down and had a bit of a think about this, as I'm sure the reason I asked for the Uploaders: field was to *prevent* this ... then went and had a talk with elmo. The problem isn't that your e-mail address was wrong in debian/changelog, the fact it was listed in Uploaders: should've stopped it being treated as an NMU. The problem is that changelog is policy-recommended to be UTF-8 whereas control isn't... Because your name has an accented character in it, katie treats them as different. There's three ways to fix this: 1) Write your name in UTF-8 in both changelog and control: Bartosz Fe\303\261ski <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2) Write your name in ISO-8859-1 in both changelog and control: Bartosz Fe\361ski <email@example.com> 3) Write an ASCIIfied version of your name in both changelog and control: Bartosz Fenski <firstname.lastname@example.org Personally I go for (1), others may have a different opinion. It's also worth beating people up about half-utf-8ing things, instead of going the full way and making sure the tools caught up. Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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