Dear maintainers, I'd like to apologize for the unreliability of mentors.debian.net in the last weeks. I am experiencing a wild mixture of problems in the backend code, the PGP verification and the mysql database. That lead to packages either left in the upload directory or being thrown away randomly during the import into the repository. The good news is that I had the honor to be the mentor of the Google Summer of Code project called 'debexpo'   that I proposed and which is a web-based Debian package repository software. Jonny Lamb - the student and author - finished the project recently and we are sorting out a few last things about before I intend to use it for mentors.debian.net. It's no conincidence that it will look pretty much the same as the current mentors.debian.net site because that was one of the design goals. But it's also flexible enough to provide personal package archives (PPAs)  or apt-get'able repositories like 'debpool'  creates if anyone is interested. Expect an announcement of the beta relaunch of mentors.debian.net based on debexpo soon on this mailing list. Jonny and I will welcome your feedback then. I just wanted to tell you that I'm aware of the problems and am working on a remedy right now. Cheers Christoph  http://debexpo.workaround.org/  http://wiki.debian.org/SummerOfCode2008/debexpo  http://code.google.com/p/debppa/  http://wiki.debian.org/debpool
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