[aur-general] mistake in packaging guidelines
flo at chaoflow.net
Tue Jan 19 02:01:35 EST 2010
On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 12:57:42AM +0100, Philipp Überbacher wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 11:35:59PM -0800, Thayer Williams wrote:
> > > Personally, I feel it's important to give credit where credit is due.
> > > IMO it doesn't matter whether someone orphans a PKGBUILD, they still
> > > deserve credit for their initial efforts in creating/maintaining it.
> > > I also believe it's valid for non-TUs to be considered "maintainers"
> > > within the AUR. They are in effect maintaining the package, even if
> > > it's only a build script. Should the package later be adopted by a
> > > dev/TU then the initial maintainer should be credited for their
> > > contribution. That's just good business in my opinion.
> > > Maintainer == current custodian of the PKGBUILD and/or binaries
> > > Contributor == one who has previously contributed to the maintenance
> > > of said PKGBUILD and/or binary
This is also what is meanwhile reflected by:
Florian Friesdorf <flo at chaoflow.net>
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