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Re: Packages in the archive

Thank you for your answer :)

In <[🔎] 20031111091132.GA11956@deprecation.cyrius.com>,
 on "Tue, 11 Nov 2003 20:11:33 +1100",
 with "Re: Packages in the archive",
  Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> wrote:

> * Taketoshi Sano <sano@debian.org> [2003-11-10 23:57]:
> > Is it enough to have a package in _experimental_ area in the archive?
> I suppose so.  It's not ideal since we don't see how the maintainer
> responds to FTBFS bugs and (to some degree) to bugs submitted by users
> (since less people use experimental).  The whole idea of having a
> package in the archive is so we can see that a person has done
> consistent work, responds to bugs and maintains the package properly.
> A package is not required just for the sake of it... there's actually
> a good reason for it.  So the question you have to ask is whether it
> shows that he maintains the package in a good way.

I see.

> > Is it enough not to have a package as the maintainer
> > (i.e. his name is written in the maintainer field), 
> > but to be noted in README.Debian as the co-maintainer ?
> Same as above; so, yeah, it's not a problem (although he should
> clearly be listed in Uploaders: if he's a co-maintainer).

OK, now i can tell my applicant about this requirement.

Thank you.
  Taketoshi Sano: <sano@debian.org>,<sano@debian.or.jp>,<kgh12351@nifty.ne.jp>

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