Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: fonts-senamirmir-washra, a set of ethiopic fonts
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- Subject: Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: fonts-senamirmir-washra, a set of ethiopic fonts
- From: Eremit7 <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 02 Apr 2011 17:57:17 +0200
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I used my nickname mainly out of convinice, becourse I had already a key
for this name and realised that it could be a problem when I saw the
lintian warnings. However this warnings seamed not to have a high
severity, so I laved it this way. Since this is a problem for you I
changed the maintainer name to my real name.
It is in the svn and on mentors under:
Please lead me know if there are further problems
Sebastian aka Eremit7
Am 28.03.2011 22:28, schrieb Christian PERRIER:
> Quoting Eremit7 (email@example.com):
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>> I have changed some reverences to the old package name and uploaded
>> version 4.1-4 to the svn and mentors.
>> So the package is ready for review.
> I'm afraid I missed the following in former uploads (and mails,
> indeed), but lintian warns about this package, which you overrode:
> * Added lintian override for maintainer-not-full-name
> I don't have handy the full rationale behind the lintian warning, but
> I think it is obvious: Debian does not encourage the use of nicknames
> in package maintenance.
> I agree it might be debated about what is a name and what isn't but,
> at least our policy is quite clear about "real life names" to be
> encouraged (if not enforced). We enforce that on DDs through the use
> of cross-signed GPG keys, so I don't see why we shouldn't enforce this
> too for sponsored packages.
> At the very very minimum, I'd like to get an explanation. Maybe, I'm
> mistaken and "Eremit7" is your real name, but I'd like to have a
> confirmation about this. If it isn't then I need a rationale and
> convincing arguments to make me sponsor the package.
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