Subject: Re: pkg/DESCR contents
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/07/2000 04:44:03
On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> It seems wrong to me that the names and email addresses of the porters
> of some packages are in the resp. pkg/DESCR-files. Is there a
> consensus on that we don't need them there? There's always the nice
> MAINTAINER line in the Makefile...

I agree, they should not be there. 
They don't add to the description of the package, and the maintainer
should be set to accordingly (but not blindly to that person, please :)

 - Hubert

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