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Re: Debian derivatives and the Maintainer: field (again)

Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org> writes:

>> Have they modified these packages?
> Some of them, yes. Mostly the backports.

What happens to the maintainer field in these cases?

Certainly, if they are modifying the packages, I would think the same
there here applies as in the case of Ubuntu: they should reset the
Maintainer field to point to themselves, and continue to give credit
to the Debian developer in a suitable fashion.


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