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



On Sat, Dec 04, 1999 at 01:31:55AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Hi,
> >>"Joey" == Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> 
>         Urk. I find this confusing (perhaps I have far too set an idea
>  about what a maintainer is).
> 
>  Joey> -     Every package must have exactly one maintainer at a time.  This person
>  Joey> -     is responsible that the license of the package's software complies
>  Joey> +     Every package must have exactly one maintainer at a time.  The
>  Joey> +     maintainer may be a mailing list. The maintainer is responsible
>  Joey> +     for ensuring that the license of the package's software complies
>  Joey>       with the policy of the distribution this package is included in.
>  

More nitpicking, this is grammatically incorrect.

>              Every package must have exactly one valid email
>              address. This email address may point to an individual
	This email address may refer to an individual maintainer or a group
	of maintainers. In either case the entity to whom this address points
	is responsible...
>              maintainer, or it may be a mailing list. In either case
>              the entity pointed to (the individual or the mailing
>              list) is responsible for ensuring that the license of the
>              package's software complies with the policy of the
>              distribution this package is included in.
> 
>         manoj 
Frank aka Myth

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