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

Le Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 07:03:25PM -0700, Steve Langasek a écrit :
> 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.

Give me a break, please.

Lars proposed later:

 1) Comment field
 2) Upstream-Maintainer field
 3) No field.

Nobody supported 1). I answered that I support 3). You are beating a dead


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