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Re: Comma in Maintainer field (Was: problems in gjots2 and Debian)




On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 08:37:07AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 09:52:18PM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 04:00:51PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > Instead, tools grew to tolerate commas here rather than treat them as
> > > separators (because they would mishandle the erroneous packages).
> > Is this the main problem with fixing the Policy? Does someone have a plan
> > with this?
> 
> I checked UDD for real cases:
> 
> udd=# select distinct maintainer from packages where maintainer like '%,%' order by maintainer;
>                                                   maintainer                                                  
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  "Adam C. Powell, IV" <hazelsct@xxxxxxxxxx>

#547460 (and its blockers #401452 and #509935) might interesting to read
if you have not already.

Regards,

-Roberto

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Roberto C. Sánchez