Subject: Re: How do I find out who is responsible for a package?
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul Hoffman <email@example.com>
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
>href=mail:firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com </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...