Bug#51879: PROPOSAL: package may be maintained by a group
On 04-Dec-1999 Branden Robinson wrote:
> 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.