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Re: removal instead of orphaning?

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 1:56 AM, Niels Thykier wrote:

> Frankly, I do not think that the source package is the correct place for
> the Maintainer / Uploaders data.  There are plenty of cases where it
> would make sense to update it "retroactively" after the package has been
> uploaded (E.g. orphaned or adopting without an upload).

Indeed. Same for Homepage and watch files.

> If we are planning on adding this kind of extra way of being "related"
> to a package, which would not be stored in the package itself, could we
> then look at pulling the Maintainer + Uploaders field out as well?

Here is an old proposal for that:




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