[Pkg-phototools-devel] Writing the group Policy

Cyril Brulebois cyril.brulebois at enst-bretagne.fr
Sun Dec 30 19:07:38 UTC 2007

On 30/12/2007, David Paleino wrote:
> Are you sure?
> Policy 5.6.2 states:
> ---8<---
> The package maintainer's name and email address. The name should come
> first, then the email address inside angle brackets <> (in RFC822
> format).
> (...fuss about incorrect formatting...)
> --->8---

Yes, I am.

> It's not clear that the Maintainer should be only one.

Singular is used all way long, in contrary to what is written in the
Uploaders field's description. And that description is pretty clear
about what both fields should contain.

> For example, see [1].
> [1] http://packages.debian.org/sid/aeskulap

> The Maintainers are two (Debian-Med Team and Andreas Tille), but
> lintian didn't complain about this either ([2] and [3]).

No. Click on the PTS link, see Maintainer VS Uploaders. See also the
source package.


Cyril Brulebois
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