Re: Documentation: When to Upstream…
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 17:52:13 +0200, Gerfried Fuchs <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * James Westby <email@example.com> [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;firstname.lastname@example.org
> > 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.
Indeed, that is my experience too.