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On Thursday 15 June 2006 07:57, Harald van Dĳk wrote:
> So <herd>games</herd> implies "managed by the games team" sometimes but
> not always? Meaning if the maintainer is "games team + X", then "games
> team" must be explicitly listed as a maintainer in metadata.xml ?
> If so, sorry, misunderstood you, and this is far less insane than what I
> thought you were saying.
Metadata.xml specifies a herd for a package. That means that when there is no
individual maintainer (or he/she fails to do his duty) that package is
maintained by whomever maintain the herd. In this case the project members of
the games project maintain the games herd. This means that they will maintain
the package if there is no named maintainer or he/she leaves, is unavailable,
Paul de Vrieze