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Old 05-01-2008, 11:46 AM
"Robin H. Johnson"
 
Default Prioritising contact information in metadata.xml

On Thu, May 01, 2008 at 07:34:51AM +0200, Tiziano M?ller wrote:
> Jeroen Roovers wrote:
> > All in all I guess we need to make the rules up as we go and decide
> > policy later. I suggest the first herd/address in the list should be
> > the primary contact. If you don't agree with that, please consult
> > metadata.xml for the package or reassign to bug-wranglers with an
> > explanation (and perhaps a promise to quickly change metadata.xml.
> We're using XML 1.0 and as far as I know (please correct me if I'm wrong)
> does the specification not guarantee element order. And because of this I
> don't understand why we're not introducing a new attribute (let's call
> it "primary_maintainer") which can be set to "true" for the primary
> herd/maintainer (and which is being interpreted as "false" if not present).
> Then it's clear which address has to be put in Bugzilla's "Assigned To:"
> field...
Here was the original discussion and proposal on how to handle this:
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.devel/48485

Why didn't it happen? No time to implement it basically.

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