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Re: Maintainer field value for the r-pkg-team (was Re: dh-r changes)

On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 01:40:58PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:22:29AM +0100, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> > 
> > I created the r-pkg-team on tracker.d.o:
> > 
> >  https://tracker.debian.org/teams/r-pkg-team/
> > 
> > Note that since tracker.d.o does not allow multiple owners for a team, I am
> > effectively the only owner there. So don't hesitate to ask me if something
> > needs to be modified there. For the time being there is no package associated
> > to the team.
> > 
> > The good news is that Raphaël Hertzog has recently introduced a new feature in
> > tracker.d.o which allow us to put team addresses in the Maintainer field. So we
> > could decide to put:
> > 
> >  Maintainer: Debian R Packages Team <team+r-pkg-team@tracker.debian.org>
> > 
> > in all the team's packages.
> Could you add this information to the Wiki page[1].

I added a pointer to the team page on tracker.d.o (but I don't think we should
mention the Maintainer email until we have made a decision about it).

> > Then the packages will automatically appear in tracker.d.o (and other tools
> > like QA or DMD will also work).
> > 
> > By subscribing to the team on tracker.d.o, one will get the usual DAK and BTS
> > messages (there is a possibility of customizing the precise types of messages).
> That means I get those e-mails that were usually sent to the science / med
> team?


> > Note that for the moment the emails sent to team+r-pkg-team@tracker.debian.org
> > go to /dev/null, which is not so good if some human tries to contact the team
> > at that address; but this is supposed to change in the future.
> I need to admit I'll wait until this implemented since it happens that
> users try to contact the maintainer and this should be sent to real
> persons.  In other words:  The e-mail address should behave like a
> mailing list.  Speaking about this:  Will we have some kind of "archive"
> of these mails?  I'm asking with the team metrics project in mind where
> also maintainer lists were parsed ...

I don't think there is a plan for an archive of these emails, since this is not
a mailing list, only a mail alias.

⢀⣴⠾⠻⢶⣦⠀  Sébastien Villemot
⣾⠁⢠⠒⠀⣿⡁  Debian Developer
⢿⡄⠘⠷⠚⠋⠀  http://sebastien.villemot.name
⠈⠳⣄⠀⠀⠀⠀  http://www.debian.org

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