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Re: Best scheme for teams and Maintainer/Uploaders fields ?

On Mon, 08 Jan 2007 09:03:03 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:

>   Maintainer: "main responsible person for the package" (ie best contact
>   point)
>   Uploaders: the team mailing list, + all the members of the team
>   (auto-generated using a cdbs rule)

It's interesting that you bring this up because in the pkg-perl team
there were discussions about "doing it the pk-ruby way" (but up to
now almost everybody disliked the idea).
> The perl team, on the other hand, uses the different scheme:
>   Maintainer: "main responsible person for the package"
>   Uploaders: the team mailing list, + members who actually care for the
>   package (who have touched it in the past, for example).

In fact usually it's Maintainer: <the list>, Uploaders: <list of people
who have touched the package>. Cf.
> See also, on the same topic,
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-perl/2007/01/msg00007.html

Ah you've found the thread already :-)
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