advoctae for my package: Spyder

Christian Mangold neversfelde at
Mon Jan 18 21:25:15 GMT 2010

I am not a MOTU, only saw your mail by accident ;)

Anyway, I can see several problems:

1. New packages that are not in Debian do only have 1 entry in the changelog, 
you kept your old ppa entries. 

2. The version is not correct spyder (1.0.3-4~ppa15) karmic; urgency=low:
New packages for Ubuntu that are not in Debian should have a 0ubuntu1 in the 
end. So for example spyder-1.0.3-0ubuntu1. And it is still karmic, you should 
use lucid: spyder (1.0.3-0ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low

3. (LP #488093) should be (LP: #488093)

4. Maintainer is still wrong:

Maintainer: Ubntu MOTO <ubuntu-motu at>, Tim Michelsen 
<timmichelsen at>

Correct entries:
Maintainer: Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-
discuss at>
XSBC-Original-Maintainer: Tim Michelsen <timmichelsen at>

5. There is a typo in the description "PYthon"

These problems are still only a first impression and there are several other 
ones. You should read and visit #ubuntu-motu to 
get better and further help. Also you should use lintian to check your 

Regards Christian
neversfelde at
neversfelde on
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