Re: pandoc - debian packager wanted
+++ Trent W. Buck [Mar 17 09 18:31 ]:
> John MacFarlane <email@example.com> writes:
> > Is anybody out there interested in packaging pandoc and its
> > dependencies zip-archive and highlighting-kate? [...] The latest
> > debian release is 0.46; pandoc is now up to 1.2.
> I might in about six months, but not right now. I'm the documentation
> manager for Darcs, and one thing that I'm looking at long-term is
> replacing the existing doc mess ("darcs help foo", manpage and LaTeX
> user manual) by linking to pandoc such that "darcs help" can emit all
> three formats.
> But currently, I don't use pandoc at all, and Darcs is unlikely to be
> adopting it for the 2.3 release in July. So I'm a bit nervous about
> taking over Debian maintenance right now.
> I'm happy to look into doing a one-off packaging bump in order to get
> the current upstream stable release into Debian, but I don't want to be
> fielding user bugs for software I know nothing about.
I should be able to take care of all the user bugs, except those that
relate to the more arcane aspects of debian packaging. So I expect
that, after the initial setup, there wouldn't be much for you to do.