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.
> 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".
> Might be a DD or DM or Maintainer too of course.
> 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.