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Re: package maintainers vs owners

David Brownlee wrote:
    Some package maintainers would like anyone else who wants to
    change the package to check with them first, while others are
    happy to have anyong update the package, but are available as
    a "in case you have questions" facility.

    I'd like to suggest we add a new pkgsrc value "OWNER" for
    the first, and leave MAINTAINER for the second.

    pkglint would be updated to ensure a package had one or the
    other set.

    see previous discussion results at:

    So far I've had two positive responses to this suggestion.


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