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Re: overhaul of the debian ocaml policy

On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 11:12:58PM +0000, Sylvain Le Gall wrote:
> I propose something like:
> origin = "debian-packagers"
> or 
> createdby = "debian-packagers"
> BTW, it is a variable so there is no point of having 
> origin = X
> origin = Y
> (the second override the first). Do I miss something or should this
> value only hold one team/packager ?

What is the reason to mandate a special field or comment in the META
field when it is created by debian? We are patching sources all the time
both for end user applications and develpment packages, without attaching
an extra warning sign. What makes META files so special that warrants
an exception to that rule?


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