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Re: Bug#798476: Returning to the requirement that Uploaders: contain humans

Jonas Smedegaard <jonas@jones.dk> writes:

> Do the MIA team also track MIA teams?

> My concern is that packages without maintainers may go unnoticed when 
> none of its previously active maintainers were tracked individually.

> For such detection of abandonment we need not track _all_ active 
> maintainers, but at least one - as individual.

Or track MIA teams, which in a lot of ways is a much easier problem, and
seems like a worthwhile problem to solve anyway.

I don't feel like dropping the Uploaders field for team-maintained
packages if the team so chooses will make MIA tracking substantially
harder, or will make orphaned package tracking substantially harder.

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

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