also sprach Stefano Zacchiroli <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2008.09.30.1036 +0200]:
> [ unrelated: is the list configured to not deliver a message Cc-ed
> to a subscriber also via the list?

This is a per-user setting in Mailman.

> Please avoid Cc-ing me, since the result is that I receive the
> message only in my INBOX and (I guess due to the setting above)
> without a List-Id header ... ]

Sorry.

> Yet you won't be able to recreate the pristine source package,
> I agree, but is that even a requirement? The tagging need we have
> for debian/x.y.z tags is to be able to go back to, say, the
> version in stable of a package and develop on top of it, who cares
> if you won't be able to recreate the exactly same package?

Because the topgit branches you used to create the stable package
cannot be used anymore to create the patches that went into the
stable package. You can return to the stable version of ./debian and
probably upstream, but with the current topgit, you can then only
apply the most recent topic branch patches, which may or may not
apply or be applicable.

If you don't see what I mean, recreate topgit 0.2, which was in the
archive but isn't anymore, without using the build branch.

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