Re: Bug#340428: octave2.9 - lists mailing list as uploader in changelog
Stephen Gran wrote:
> And we are in danger of allowing policy to drive practice, rather than
> vice versa.
> The problem is, there are many packages currently being group
> maintained. These groups generally have some sort of group contact
> email address:
> grep-dctrl -n -s Maintainer '' /var/lib/apt/lists/*Sources | grep list | wc -l
> I see exactly one false positive in that rather simple minded test, so
> the number of packages maintined in this way is rather high.
Btw, about this simple-minded test:
299 of those are maintained by the Debian Install System Team, and
nobody there felt compelled to put firstname.lastname@example.org in the changelog
for whatever reason.