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




On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 03:19:29PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 04:35:35PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > > 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.
> 
> for getting the _uploaders_ it's not even required to parse those fields, as
> each upload has one uploader which is semantically strict defined already.

Policy says that Uploaders contains the _co-maintainers_.

And that also matches what most teams do.

> cheers,
> 	Holger

cu
Adrian

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