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Re: Derived distributions and the Maintainer: field

Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> wrote:
>You seem to require a standard of attribution in the Maintainer field
>that Debian does not itself follow in our default procedures.  To wit:
>NMUs _within_ Debian keep the Maintainer field unchanged

Good point.  If Ubuntu wishes to keep the Maintainer field the same,  but
use NMU version numbers and add a "Changed-By:" field which is different, that
seems perfectly reasonable as well.

Nathanael Nerode  <neroden@twcny.rr.com>

Read it and weep.

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