Re: Need for launchpad
On Sun, 15 Jan 2006, Kevin Mark wrote:
> > There's no "Ubuntu maintainer" for a specific package... packages in
> > Universe are sometimes uploaded by several different person.
> Hi Rapael,
> So WHO exactly would you expect Ubuntu folks to think to email with
> requests? The result by experience is Debian maintainers who for various
> reasons don't wan't/expect/are confused by this. Maybe create an
> 'firstname.lastname@example.org' for the Maintainer: and
> have a similar mailing list for bugs and then have any Ubuntu person
> monitor and help on that list?
Packages from Universe are maintained by the MOTU and they have a mailing
If the decision to override the Maintainer field is taken, it should
probably be replaced with that list.
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