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MAINTAINER/OWNER and real email addresses

I would like to make the following change to the docs.  I see some
MAINTAINER addresses that are set as variables.  This seems wrong to
me.  This field is generally there for humans and should be readable by
humans without having to follow and evaluate a variable.  See
shells/zsh for an example.

Index: pkgsrc.txt
RCS file: /cvsroot/pkgsrc/doc/pkgsrc.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.120
diff -u -p -r1.120 pkgsrc.txt
--- pkgsrc.txt  20 Mar 2009 15:14:07 -0000      1.120
+++ pkgsrc.txt  27 Mar 2009 20:30:11 -0000
@@ -3857,7 +3857,8 @@ The third section contains the following
     developers may contact the MAINTAINER before making changes to the package,
     but are not required to do so. When packaging a new program, set MAINTAINER
     to yourself. If you really can't maintain the package for future updates,
-    set it to <>.
+    set it to <>.  This field should always 
be set to
+    a real email address and never to a variable that evaluates to an address.
   * OWNER should be used instead of MAINTAINER when you do not want other
     developers to update or change the package without contacting you first. A

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>

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