Sign your name in pkg-descr is useless or useful?
michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Thu Mar 25 02:58:16 PST 2004
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.
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