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Re: On terminology

Bernd Zeimetz <bernd@bzed.de> writes:

> On 07/06/2010 12:04 AM, Ben Finney wrote:
> > As a Debian Maintainer, a significant power I *don't* have is that
> > of uploading (arbitrary) packages. So no, that would not be a good
> > change of terminology.
> Also Debian Developers are able to upload stuff, therefore uploaders.
> No no, that just doesn't fit :)

Exactly. As I understand the roles: unlike Debian Developers, a Debian
Maintainer cannot upload arbitrary packages. So “Debian Uploader” is a
poor term to describe a member who has tightly limited upload power.

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Ben Finney

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