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Re: maintainer field

On Thu, 06 Sep 2007, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > So I myself chose to be among Uploaders and set Maintainer to DPMT,
> > > because this more enforces team work and I like team work.
> > I had a discussion on #debian-devel about this, and "they" thought it
> > was pretty stupid to have DPMT as uploader, as it would make every
> > package NMU.
> No, what was said was that it was meaningless to list a mailing list in the
> Uploaders field because a mailing list can never do an upload and therefore
> it misses the /point/ of the Uploaders field.

The only (good) reason of listing the mailing list in the Uploaders field is to
have the package in the group's QA page:

Raphaël Hertzog

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