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Re: modified email address in debian/copyright file


On Wed, September 19, 2007 07:42, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> Recently, perhaps mainly due to so many spams, it looks common
> to write email address like "foo at some.where" etc. and I wonder if it is
> acceptable to use such modified email address in Upstream Author field of
> debian/copyright file.
> I come to think this because when I updated one of my packages
> I noticed that an upstream author used such modified email address
> in its source files.

You could debate the usefulness of that technique, but if the author
prefers to do it that way, I see no reason why we should be deliberately
changing that. If it's clear to a human what email address is meant, just
follow upstream's prefered notation I'd say.


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