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Re: Reporting 1.2K crashes

Quoting Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer (2013-06-27 19:42:16)
> On Thursday 27 June 2013 11:19:40 Alexandre Rebert wrote:
> > > I do not think that you should try to implement this immediately 
> > > but from a Debian Maintainers point of view we now could present a 
> > > case where it makes perfectly sense to use DEP5 formated copyright 
> > > files and if we try to do this more strictly future tests could 
> > > profit from it.
> > 
> > For our purposes, it would useful to have a way to extract upstream 
> > developers' addresses automatically. I'd love to see DEP5 adopted 
> > for this reason.
> But even if adopted and up to date, it doesn't means that's the 
> correct way of dealing with upstream. Many addresses will be of former 
> developers, and in most situations it will not be the best way to 
> contact upstream. Some will want a mail to a specific mailing list, 
> some other to open an issue in their bugtracker, ...

I disagree with your remark that "...it will not be the best way...": 
DEP5 Upstream-Contact hint is defined as the preferred form of contact 
for upstream.

So if adopted and up-to-date, it will be the correct (and will also be 
up-to-date - that's obviously implied from it being, ahem, up-to-date).


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