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Re: Team uploads.

Jan Hauke Rahm <jhr@debian.org> writes:

> There is just one thing that bothers me: this new feature would invite
> teams to actually put noone in the uploaders list.  The team would be
> maintainer and no real person would be listed in the package.

Lintian attempts to detect this but may not be able to depending on where
the maintenance team list is hosted.

> And I don't like this possible outcome. From a QA (and MIA) perspective
> this is not a good idea.

Wholeheartedly agreed.

> So if you're going to write patches as you said, please consider adding
> at least a "should" to policy about setting a real person as uploader
> when the maintainer is a team (i.e.  mailing list).

devref 5.12 already has something about this, I believe.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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