Bug#51879: PROPOSAL: package may be maintained by a group
On Fri, Dec 03, 1999 at 03:56:35PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> + Every package must have exactly one maintainer at a time. The
> + maintainer may be a mailing list.
A mailing list is a computer file in a mail server, or (alternatively) an
email address that delivers mail to multiple human recipients. It cannot
fix bugs, it cannot maintain software, it cannot debate technical points.
I suggest you replace "a mailing list" with "a group of people reachable
from a common email address, such as a mailing list".
Yes, this is nitpicking. Policy is a spec, and it needs to be treated
%%% Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho % firstname.lastname@example.org % http://www.iki.fi/gaia/ %%%