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Re: Bug#798476: Returning to the requirement that Uploaders: contain humans




On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 09:05:46PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > I think using the uploaders: field to guess who's a team member is just a
> > work-around / an estimate, as we have nothing better.
> It is the official place to list co-maintainers.

you keep repeating this but its still broken by design.

> > ;tl;dr: I think we need a better system to manage team membership in Debian.
> > (Ab)using the uploaders: field gives an estimate or datapoint today, but we
> > have other means to gather this data.
> 
> No, we do not have currently any other means to gather who is considered 
> a team member by a team.
> 
> And that's the problem.
 
then it's time to fix this and not hold on to a band-aid solution which causes
grief.


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cheers,
	Holger

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