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Re: [DEP5] [patch] Renaming the ‘Maintainer’ field ‘Contact’

On pe, 2010-08-13 at 20:43 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Am I missing some other Debian document somewhere that says we should be
> providing upstream contact information in debian/copyright?  I realize
> that lots of people do this, but it's not at all clear to me that it makes
> sense to put that information in debian/copyright as opposed to one of the
> many other places we could store such information.  For example, upstream
> usually provides much more complete contact information including
> preferred methods of contact and related information, in a README file
> that we would normally install with the package documentation.

There's also the Homapage: field in the package description.

I don't have a use case for a Maintainer/Contact field in
debian/copyright. Can anyone bring one up?

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