On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 03:19:29PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 04:35:35PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > > Note that a prerequisite for such debian/changelog parsing would be
> > > > that policy sets strict syntax and semantics requirements.
> > >
> > > No, we do not need to block such a feature that would work for 90% of
> > > packages until we have a policy about the [ name ] syntax. It can begin
> > > as a useful heuristic.
> > How do you get that it would work 90% of package ?
> > Using  for non-team members is very common.
> for getting the _uploaders_ it's not even required to parse those fields, as
> each upload has one uploader which is semantically strict defined already.
Policy says that Uploaders contains the _co-maintainers_.
And that also matches what most teams do.
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