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Re: incorrect QA maintainer addresses

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:

> Le Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 09:09:10PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG écrivait:
> > However, many packages have debian-qa@lists.debian.org, and a few have
> > debian-qa@debian.org.
> devian-qa@lists.debian.org was the right address some months ago ... the
> mail (bug reports) is still delivered here. So not much is lost.

Indeed.  It's mostly record keeping and BTS simplicity that I'm
concerned about.

> You're right, but you certainly shouldn't do uploads just for the sake
> of changing the maintainer field. Fix the maintainer field with other
> bugs (or lintian warnings or update to the latest policy) and then it's
> ok to upload.

Sounds like a reasonable rule, but why is it "certainly"?  I mean, I
have no objection to not doing such nearly-pointless uploads, but what
are the concrete reasons to avoid it?

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