maintainer= generates AUTHOR: line in PKG-INFO #1288
This seems like a deliberate choice, but it seems that at the moment the
I can make a PR for this, but there is an implementation question. The options I see right now are:
I suspect that the choice of these probably should come down to how PyPI and Warehouse handle the metadata. If both PyPI and Warehouse are able to handle an either/or Author/Maintainer field, then I suggest that the best option is 3. Basically the fallback logic should be on the metadata consumer side, not on the metadata producer side.
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