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Re: Documentation: When to Upstream…


* James Westby <jw+debian@jameswestby.net> [2010-06-24 23:27:21 CEST]:
> In http://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/ubuntu_usertag.cgi it says that the
> "ubuntu-patch" usertag has been used 1344 times, of the patches
> submitted through the BTS where that tag was used
>   http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=ubuntu-patch;users=ubuntu-devel@lists.ubuntu.com
> says that 260 are still just "Outstanding."
> Without looking at the bugs, and so assuming that some are being dealt
> with, that's not such a bad ratio. My own experience tells me that it is
> safe to assume that they are not all in progress.

 My own experience though tells me that it is save to assume that a fair
amount of those are filed against not too well maintained packages
potentially in desperate need of new maintainers. :)

 Working with others to prepare NMUs for those might be a good idea,
even when someone doesn't think about attaining DM/DD status. Of course
considering the importance of the bug.

 Just some thoughts,
"Lediglich 11 Prozent der Arbeitgeber sind der Meinung, dass jeder
Mensch auch ein Privatleben haben sollte."
        -- http://www.karriere.at/artikel/884/

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