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Re: [devel-ref] author/homepage in description

On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 05:08:20PM -0600, Adam DiCarlo wrote:
> I'd like to make a "best practices" note in the developers-reference
> about how to indicate the upstream author, author's email, and home
> page in the package description.  I think this is would be a nice
> thing.
> Ideally debian/control's known fields would be extended, e.g.,
>   Upstream-Maintainer: John Doe <jdoe@foo.com>
>   Upstream-Homepage: http://whatever.sourceforge.net/
> Is this worthy of filing as a wishlist on dpkg?  

I think the URL is enough, no need for the maintainer info there, there's no
demand for that.

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