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Bug#323035: Processed: referring issue to technical committee

On 8/30/05, Robert McQueen <robot101@debian.org> wrote:
> Raul Miller wrote:
> > It's not clear to me why this was assigned to the technical committee.

> The problem is that the maintainer refuses to concede that his packages
> are in violation of Debian's shared library packaging policy, or
> believes that this policy is incorrect or somehow irrelevant to his package.

That's definitely a problem, but it's not a technical problem.

> I was hoping that the technical committee might be able to discern which
> of these is the case, and then decide which elements need to be fixed
> and by whom, in order that the adoption of SILC-based software may
> continue in Debian.

If you had posed this as a technical question, we might have been able to
do something, but:

> However, it now seems that he's willing for someone else to maintain the
> package (see his mail on #273871), so it might be in order to orphan the
> package and close this technical committee bug.

You're probably right that it's best to simply close this bug.

Would you like to do the honors?



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