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Re: Debian Maintainers GR Proposal

On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 22:51:04 +0200, gregor herrmann wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Jun 2007 12:03:22 +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > and once Anthony has
> > fixed the proposal so that a DM doesn't automatically get upload rights
> > on all packages where he's currently listed as Maintainer/Uploader (via
> > the mandatory "DM-Upload: yes" field that only a DD can add),
> I think that field might pose a problem for team-maintained packages
> -- which of the persons in Uploaders: would it apply to? Or is it an
> additional requirement, i.e. "if $person is a DM _and_ $package
> listing her as an uploader has 'DM-Upload: yes' set, then $person may
> upload $package"?
Why do people seem to think that listing people in the *Uploaders* field
is a good idea if these people aren't supposed to *upload* a package?


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