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Old 04-25-2008, 02:27 AM
seth vidal
 
Default Etiquette for contacting a package maintainer?

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 22:19 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Tom spot Callaway (tcallawa@redhat.com) said:
> > On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 21:48 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> >
> > > it would mean a namespace conflict b/t people whose username is 'yum'
> > > and the package.
> > >
> > > probably best to have packagename@packages.fedoraproject.org
> >
> > Yep. Seems like a good idea.
>
> Or <pkg>-owner/<pkg>-maintainers. Something unlikely to have
> a username collision.
>

one hang up I realized: the owner for a package under EL5 may not
necessarily equal the owner under F9.

should it just go to all maintainers/co-maintainers on every release?


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Old 04-25-2008, 02:41 AM
"Tom "spot" Callaway"
 
Default Etiquette for contacting a package maintainer?

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 22:27 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 22:19 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Tom spot Callaway (tcallawa@redhat.com) said:
> > > On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 21:48 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > >
> > > > it would mean a namespace conflict b/t people whose username is 'yum'
> > > > and the package.
> > > >
> > > > probably best to have packagename@packages.fedoraproject.org
> > >
> > > Yep. Seems like a good idea.
> >
> > Or <pkg>-owner/<pkg>-maintainers. Something unlikely to have
> > a username collision.
> >
>
> one hang up I realized: the owner for a package under EL5 may not
> necessarily equal the owner under F9.
>
> should it just go to all maintainers/co-maintainers on every release?

Perhaps just the rawhide owners?

~spot

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Old 04-25-2008, 03:53 AM
seth vidal
 
Default Etiquette for contacting a package maintainer?

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 22:41 -0400, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:

> Perhaps just the rawhide owners?
>

Here's something to generate the list for all committers - no matter
which release. B/c not all packages have a rawhide branch - or, if they
do, the don't have an owner.


http://skvidal.fedorapeople.org/misc/owner-email.py

thanks to toshio for showing me where to look to do that.

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