Re: [DEP5] [patch] Renaming the ‘Maintainer’ field ‘Contact’
On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 12:30:06PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> I use the Contact field instead of the Maintainer field for my packages, and
> nobody commented about, and they passed through the NEW queue.
> I therefore think, in my humble opinion, that the attached patch is consensual
> and could be applied.
This is a wholly specious argument. The ftp masters have stated previously
that they have no interest in DEP-5, and even if they did, a failure to
follow the spec would be no reason to reject a package from NEW. This only
demonstrates a consensus of one.
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