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Re: Ubuntu Bug Fixing Initiatives

Hello Charles,

On 12.08.2012 08:13, Charles Plessy wrote:
> for the debhelper-but-no-misc-depends I am not sure how much useful it is to
> send patches.  If the maintainers ignored the warning, they will not be
> interested by the patch.  If the reason for not having misc-depends is that
> there was no upload for a long time, then the patch will not be enough to
> justify a new upload.
> How about no-homepage-field instead ?  This lets the users exercise with the
> procedures of sending patches, and has some added value, as some homepages are
> tricky to find.

Great idea. I'll add it to the list.

On a separate note, we are holding Ubuntu Developer Week again in two
weeks, which is a series of IRC tutorials, talks and sessions and I was
wondering if it would make sense for somebody to demonstrate how to take
a formerly neglected package, bring it up to recent standards and submit
the patch for inclusion. Do you think that'd make sense?

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDeveloperWeek/Timetable still has some
empty slots.

Have a great day,

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