Subject: Re: How do I find out who is responsible for a package?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/06/2000 13:00:33
On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > I agree this should be part of the README.html...
> [ my diffs clipped ]
> I sent a send-pr about this. But now I have second thoughts. I am not sure
> if the maintainer should be easily identified: 1) the maintainer probably
> doesn't have time to answer common questions; 2) if it is a problem
> report, then it should be properly archived via the GNATS bug/send-pr
> system.

Add a message explaining what the MAINTAINER tag _means_, whatever
that is <heh>. Something like:

Problems with this package should be reported with <A href="....">
send-pr </A>, also suggestions and updates. Committers should clear
<i> major </i> changes with the package's maintainer, <A> </A>.