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Re: Debian Haskell Policy and group procedures

Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,
> one point that I forgot: Handling of the Uploaders field.
> I think it’s clear that we want to have a maintainers field of
> 	Debian Haskell Group <pkg-haskell-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>
> The policy for Uploaders that I’m proposing is the one used by the DPG:
> Whoever does a (non-trivial) change to a packge, especially whoever
> triggers an upload, puts himself into the Uploaders: field.

That makes good sense.

> This, first of all, ensures that the upload is not considered a NMU.
> Additionally, the Uploaders: field reflects who cared for a package in
> the past. This is more useful than the alternative, which would be
> always including all team members in Uploaders.

So does that.

> PS: I hope nobody minds me making these rule suggestions. I just think
> that these decisions need to be made, that everyone should have the
> possibility to shout when something is not good, but that we should get
> over them ASAP to get started.

I'm GLAD you're making the suggestions.  Could you document them in the
wiki too? :-)

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