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change MIA reporting section in devref?



Hi,
it seems that there are problems with section 7.4 of the 
developers reference[0].

At the moment the devref says:
"One big problem are packages which were sponsored - the 
maintainer is not an official Debian developer. The echelon 
information is not available for sponsored people, for 
example, so you need to find and contact the Debian 
developer who has actually uploaded the package. Given that 
they signed the package, they're responsible for the upload 
anyhow, and should know what happened to the person they 
sponsored. 

It is also allowed to post a query to debian-devel@lists.debian.org, 
asking if anyone is aware of the whereabouts of the missing maintainer."

The problem seems to be that people don't know when to ask 
debian-devel and when not.

What about changing this like:

- It is also allowed to post a query to debian-devel@lists.debian.org, 
- asking if anyone is aware of the whereabouts of the missing maintainer."
+ If they are not, consider to post a query to debian-devel@lists.debian.org,
+ asking if anyone is aware of the whereabouts of the missing maintainer."

Opinions?
Kind regards
Nico
[0] http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/ch-beyond-pkging.en.html#s-mia-qa
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