Sign your name in pkg-descr is useless or useful?
mezz7 at cox.net
Thu Mar 25 10:07:08 PST 2004
On Thu, 25 Mar 2004 11:58:09 +0100, Michael Nottebrock
<michaelnottebrock at gmx.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 25 March 2004 06:00, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>> I think, it's useless because most of us don't do it. Also, we already
>> have the Whom: and MAINTAINER in the Makefile. It seems to me that sign
>> our name in it is making no sense for pkg-descr as in description file.
> It is of some use while browsing the package descriptions in sysinstall
> - no way to look at MAINTAINER or port Makefiles there. But as you
> already quoted, it is recommended, not required.
Well, it's mislead because a lot of us think it was author. Put maintainer
name in a description file is just not right and make no sense at all, IMO.
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