On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 10:53:28AM +0100, Frank Küster wrote: > Kevin Mark <email@example.com> wrote: > > > although, now I am getting confused about the difference between a > > debian developer and a debian maintainer. I labeled most items with 'DD' > > thinking that's who did stuff. More things to research. > > The maintainer is the guy (or entity) who is listed in the Maintainer: > field of debian/control, and who gets all the mail for the package¹. > > A debian developer is anybody with an account @debian.org, who can do > uploads to the archive. A Debian developer need not be the maintainer > of any package (doing mainly QA work, or buildd administration, or > whatever), and a package maintainer need not be a Debian developer: They > can have their packages uploaded by a developer who reviewed the > package, but doesn't want to do all the work. > > Regards, Frank > > > ¹others can subscribe to this, too, via the package tracking system > > -- Hi Frank, I have incorparated your info. In my diagram, most of the tasks are done by maintainers and the buildd stuff would be done by developers. I have not yet added QA, ftpmaster or security stuff. -Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! (__) (oo) /------\/ / | || * /\---/\ ~~ ~~ ...."Have you mooed today?"...
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