Subject: Re: How do I find out who is responsible for a package?
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Paul Hoffman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/06/2000 20:16:52
At 1:00 PM -0600 11/6/00, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>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>.

Fully agree. Instead of hiding the maintainer (and send-pr, for that 
matter), explain who they are and what the difference is.

As I have discovered, the maintainer of the package doesn't always 
know when a new version is available...