Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 03:58:34PM +0100, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> >> 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).
I hereby orphan xulrunner and iceape. As for iceweasel and webkit, there
is a comaintainer on both, so that's up to them.