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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> What I find very dissapointing is that mdz asked on debian-devel twice
> for a decision from debian how ubuntu should handle the maintainer Field
> without any luck:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2006/01/msg00678.html
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/05/msg00260.html

That's probably because different maintainers will have different opinions
on this matter.

> packages just imported from Debian? Or can we live with an less
> intrusive approach? 

IMHO a "if, and only if we modify it, we upload it with our name in
changelog and uploaders field" rule would be quite a good compromise.  But
that's my personal opinion, of course.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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