Re: Has Debian abandoned Python?
Frans Pop wrote:
> Martin Michlmayr wrote:
>> * Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009-12-03 14:11]:
>>>  IMO this question is fair since Matthias is listed as sole
>>> maintainer for Python packages.
>> I agree it's a fair question but you guys should really CC Matthias
>> since -devel is not a required list.
> It wasn't meant as a question to Matthias, but as a means to help ourselves
> to determine what to do next.
> I think the best person to actually ask the question of Matthias is
> probably the DPL (who I expect does read the list), in the name of the
> project. Python is IMO an important enough part of Debian to warrant that
> level of attention.
This discussion on -devel is quite useless and contra productive for
There is currently discussion ongoing about how to move forward, though
due to the complex nature of the current situation (where also lots of
FUD etc is on the lists), it is being dealt in private.
The DPL was already contacted and is informed about the progress of the
Before there is a real break through where everyone involved has got the
chance to react on proposals and hopefully agree on a way forward, there
won't be much disclosed.
I would rather not have sent this mail as some seem to try to block any
solution, though I'm sick of all the FUD and useless discussion and hope
that this will put things in perspective.
Please reply in private.