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Re: Bug#798476: Bug#870788: Extract recent uploaders from d/changelog




On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 07:00:16AM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Sat, Aug 05 2017, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 
> > I assume you are thinking of parsing the [ name ] syntax used by many
> > teams.
> 
> Yes.
> 
> > Note that a prerequisite for such debian/changelog parsing would be
> > that policy sets strict syntax and semantics requirements.
> 
> No, we do not need to block such a feature that would work for 90% of
> packages until we have a policy about the [ name ] syntax.  It can begin
> as a useful heuristic.

How do you get that it would work 90% of package ?
Using [] for non-team members is very common.

Cheers,
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