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Re: remarks regarding package libvm-ec2-perl

On Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:30:33 +0200, Olivier Sallou wrote:

> I have taken into account your remarks for package libvm-ec2-perl.

> Regarding debian/copyright, however, I prefer to keep Lincoln Stein in
> the copyright header as it is the single author of the package.

Yes but ...

> Even if this does not appear as such in the code files, he is not only a
> contact but the package author.

... the field is called "Coypright: " and not "Author: " for a
reason. I see no evidence that Lincoln is a _copyright holder_
anywhere, probably because he has written the software during
worktime etc. - And the copyright is listed very clearly in each file.

And if Lincoln is no copyright holder, mentioning him in "Copyright: "
is wrong. - If you want to mention him he a second time (besides
Upstream-Contact), you can add a "Comment: the software was written
by ..." or an "X-Author: " field.

(And if he _is_ a copyright holder and I'm just blind forget what I
wrote above :))

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