Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files
>> No. It is not up to the Debian maintainer to decide that some
>> contributor has written enough of the code to also be mentioned in the
>> (C) lines in a particular file. But as soon as upstream lists them
>> either in a file header or the AUTHORS file the Debian maintainer has to
>> copy that information into debian/copyright.
> This is an absolute waste of time.
As your mail is.
Honestly, if you cant deal with listing the Authors/(C) holders - dont
maintain a package. It is not much work to list them. (It might be a lot
of work using the "new" format, but noone *requires* this format, especially
not ftpmaster. It has *no* gain for us at all, we couldnt care less if
you use it or not).
<pasc> the AMD64 camp is not helped by the list of people supporting it
<pasc> when nerode is on your side, you know you're doing something wrong