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Bug#593611: Acknowledgement (debian-policy: Clarify whose signature should go in debian/changelog (4.4))

On 19/08/10 14:45, Stéphane Glondu wrote:
> Le 19/08/2010 18:31, Felipe Sateler a écrit :
>> Policy 4.4 currently says:
>>> The maintainer name and email address used in the changelog should be
>>> the details of the person uploading this version. They are not
>>> necessarily those of the usual package maintainer.
>> One person I'm sponsoring misread this and put my name in the changelog,
>> since I'm the one actually doing the upload. I can't think of a better
>> wording, though. Perhaps a footnote is enough?
> In this case, I wouldn't consider you as the one uploading the package,
> but merely the one signing it. Maybe adding "[...] usual package
> maintainer, nor those of the person signing a sponsored upload."
> (directly or as a footnote).

Well, I am the one doing dput... in my experience, sponsorees view
sponsors as the people uploading the packages to debian, which clashes
with your interpretation above.

Felipe Sateler

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