[aur-general] TU application: Biru Ionut

Daenyth Blank daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 13:09:03 EDT 2009

On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 13:03, Jens Maucher <jensmaucher at online.de> wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 05.04.2009, 18:49 +0200 schrieb Stefan Husmann:
>> Hello,
>> I think we some time ago came to the conclusion that the one who
>> actually takes care of the package _now_ is the Maintainer, and everyone
>> who formerly maintained the package is a contributor.
> A Package Maintainer, in the context of Arch Linux, is either one of the
> following:
> *A core Arch Linux developer who maintains software packages in the
> official repositories (core, extra, or testing).
> *A Trusted User of the community who maintains software packages in the
> unsupported/unofficial community repository.
> A Contributor is a non-TU who maintain packages in AUR
>> IMHO exactly this are the meanings of the words "maintainer" and
>> "contributor". But I may be completely wrong.
>> Regards Stefan
> Cheers
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> Jens Maucher <jensmaucher at online.de>
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That is no longer the case. I could dig up the ML thread in which it
was discussed, but I'm rather lazy. Can you link to the page that has
that wording so it can be updated?
Maintainer is the person responsible for updating the package,
contributors are as Stefan said, previous maintainers (or people who
have submitted updates)

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