Bug#459868: debian-policy: Definition of Maintainer: when using a mailing list
Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com> writes:
> I'm sorry, Uploaders has no "function" except when combined with
> DM-Upload-Allowed. One can perfectly upload a package without being in
> the Uploaders in the default case.
I agree in general, although I will note that Uploaders is also used by
the NMU checks in lintian to be sure that NMU versioning is done
correctly and may be used by other archive software similarly.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>