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Re: Modified http://wiki.debian.org/DebianDeveloper to mention non-packagers (Re: [CTTE #614907] Resolution of node/nodejs conflict)

On 07/26/2012 03:29 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
>  Developer, DD
>       As per the constitution; includes non-uploading DDs.
>       New Maintainer needs to be renamed to New Developer.
>  [Non-]Uploading Developer
>       To distinguish where necessary, but usually we can use
>       Sponsor instead.
>  Sponsor
>       An uploading DD signing off on another package.
>  Maintainer, package maintainer, <package> maintainer
>       Someone in the Maintainer or Uploaders field.
>       Uploaders needs to be abolished in favour of multiple
>       Maintainers.  In wheezy perhaps ?
>  DM, Debian Maintainer
>       Someone in the DM keyring.  This may need renaming.
>       In the meantime we need to never write "Debian maintainer"
>       to mean "maintainer of a Debian package".
>  User
>       Might be a DD or DM or Maintainer too of course.
>  Submitter
>       Someone who filed a bug.  Might be zero or more of the above.
> We also need a general word for "someone involved with Debian in a
> positive way".  "Participant" is clumsy; "member of the community"
> even more so.  "Person" might do but word with a more positive spin
> would be nice.




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