Re: [OT] lazy maintainers
On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 04:22:01PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Aaron Lehmann <email@example.com> writes:
> > FWIW I would have continued to NMU AbiWord had gecko not instructed me
> > to stop. It's his own stuborn behavior that has let the package fall
> > out of date. I had begged him on many occasions to take over the
> > package. Now I'm just bitter that my work on the package will go to
> > waste and the package will probably never get updated.
> Doesn't this cry for a technical "solution", e.g. having more than one
> package for one software in Debian?
What? 17 months since the last update! Just hijack it! That is sheer
negilgence of ones packages.
Peter Joseph Debian GNU/Linux Maintainer
"If there were no god, we would have to invent him." - Voltaire