[Rpm-metadata] One more thinko ...

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sun Oct 19 01:59:00 UTC 2003

On Sat, 2003-10-18 at 20:39, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> This prolly doesn't parse (but I can't do XML in my head):
>     <packager>Seth Vidal <skvidal at phy.duke.edu></packager>
> Hmmm, same deal in %changelog. When you get there, you might as well
> canonicalize the convention of the EVR to which the entry applies. Sneaking
> the EVR into e-mail address exploits the lack of grammar in spec files, 
> but that's an rpm,
> not metadata, flaw. No way to stop the convention any more.

I don't think I understand this thinko at all.

<packager>Seth Vidal &lt;skvidal at phy.duke.edu&gt;</packager> - is what
the xml looks like.

What's an EVR of an email address?


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