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Re: Policy/Uploaders/DM

gregor herrmann <gregor+debian@comodo.priv.at> writes:

> The change also affects Russ' howto/upload.pod:
>   "If you're not already in Uploaders, add yourself.  Also remove any
>   non-DDs from Uploaders except those Debian Maintainers who are
>   authorized to upload this package in case any were left over from
>   previous group packaging practices."
> I think the last sentence can be deleted;

Yes, agreed.

> but in general I'm not sure if each uploading DD has to add him/herself
> to Uploaders (and change the trailer line in the changelog, as mentioned
> in the next sentence of the howto). IMO it's not necessary for "pure"
> sponsored uploads, where the DD has no interest in the package
> itself. But either way is fine with me :)

I only wrote it that way because that was my understanding of the group
policy.  I have no personal preference.

> Anyway, I'd like to leave potential changes to upload.pod to Russ.

I removed the offending sentence.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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