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Bug#51879: PROPOSAL: package may be maintained by a group



On Sat, Dec 04, 1999 at 03:28:18AM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> 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
> as such.

I second Joey's proposal as amended by Antti-Juhani.

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