[Mageia-dev] Contributors using real name/working email? or not? or maybe?

andre999 andr55 at laposte.net
Sat Mar 5 02:47:22 CET 2011

nicolas vigier a écrit :
> On Thu, 03 Mar 2011, andre999 wrote:
>> Frank Griffin a écrit :
>>> Romain d'Alverny wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 21:54, Frank Griffin<ftg at roadrunner.com>   wrote:
>>>>> Maarten Vanraes wrote:
>>>>>> C. how about we make<packagename>@packages.mageia.org, which could use the
>>>>>> maintainers database to forward the email to maintainers (in case of more)
>>>>>> (this could also be a packagegroup. eg: firefox at packages.mageia.org could refer
>>>>>> to maintainers of firefox, xulrunner, etc...) (this option might just be too
>>>>>> complex)
>>>>> That is an elegant and excellent idea.
>>>> Elegant, but as in a changelog, that means the email does not
>>>> match/identify/link to the _person_ taking the step of actually
>>>> committing/releasing the change, but the team in charge of managing
>>>> the package. Is that wanted?
>>> Is it possible to have the changelog display something more unique than
>>> the group email address for ID purposes, but the email address for
>>> communication purposes ?
>> Exactly.  The id part is to identify the person who did the changes. It
>> could be the pseudo at Mageia or the real name.  (Or even a fake name, as
>> far as I'm concerned.)
>> The email adresse is for contact for support, and I find the
>> <packagename>@packages.mageia.org idea elegant as well.
> The email address in the changelog is not a contact for support. It's
> the contact of the person who did the change. So for me it does not make
> sense to use something else than the email of the person who did the
> change, something like login at mageia.org.

Makes sense.
Like wobo suggested in another post, it is most likely a fellow packager 
or developer who would be making the contact, wanting to better 
understand the details/rationelle of the change.

So I would probably like to put : pseudo + pseudo at mageia.org
(where pseudo is my login)


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