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Re: Question related to developers-reference

On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 10:44:11PM +0100, Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo wrote:
> > Before requesting a mailing list that relates to the development of a
> > package (or a small group of related packages), please consider if using
> > an alias (via a .forward-aliasname file on master.debian.org, which
> > translates into a reasonably nice you-aliasname@debian.org address) or a
> > self-managed mailing list on Alioth is more appropriate.
> > 
> > Could someone explain this issue a bit wider? Could you show example of
> > such an alias? None of us has account on Debian's machine so it's quite 
> > hard to check it ;)
> I mean that if I have for example address 'fenio@debian.org' when
> I create file '.forward-myownpackage' it will generate alias
> 'fenio-myownpackage@debian.org'?

Yes. Note that the Developer's Reference is aimed at developers so it's not
weird for it to assume that the reader will be a Debian developer.

In the case of sponsorship, you can have your sponsor do this.

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