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Re: Bug#340428: octave2.9 - lists mailing list as uploader in changelog

* Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> [2005-11-26 00:43]:

> On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 09:01:24AM +0100, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > * Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> [2005-11-24 23:45]:
> > > | Maintainer: Debian/IA64 Build Daemon <buildd@caballero...>
> > > | Changed-By: Debian Octave Group <pkg-octave-devel@lists...>
> > 
> > Could you please explain to me why having Changed-By as a mailing list in
> > this case (a binary NMU done by an autobuilder) is problematic?  You may
> > have good reasons for thinking Changed-By should list a real person, but
> > I fail to understand it.
> Please explain we the meaning of "person".

By "person" I mean an entity with two legs, two arms, a trunk, and,
normally, a thinking head, a member of the homo sapiens species. Given
the stage of evolutionary progress of these entities, they should have no
problem understanding the paragraph I wrote above.

[Bastian, take it easy, it is just a joke :-)]


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