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



On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 10:53:16AM +0100, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * 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 :-)]
> 

Since in most (every?) country, a corporation or business entity is
considered a "legal person," he may very well have been referring to
something like that.

-Roberto

-- 
Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~roberto

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