[Catalog-sig] Updating a package

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jan 4 23:42:39 CET 2011

Am 04.01.2011 23:28, schrieb Ben Finney:
> Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
>> What arguments are there for having packages maintained by people
>> whose contact details are hard to find? I can't think of any that
>> outweigh the problems caused by maintainers with contact details that
>> are hard-to-find or absent.
> Poorly written. I meant not that problems are caused *by* such
> maintainers; rather, the obvious problems of being unable to reliably
> get contact details for a maintainer when necessary.

Publishing the email addresses typically won't make it more easy to
contact them, in the cases at question. Please trust me that this is
an experience of many years dealing with this specific issue.


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