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Re: XTeddy under team maintenance?

Hi Andreas :)

I'm forwarding the mail to the main mailing list of the Games Team.


--- El vie, 14/11/08, Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> escribió:

> De: Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de>
> Asunto: XTeddy under team maintenance?
> Para: pkg-games-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org
> Fecha: viernes, 14 noviembre, 2008 11:09
> Hi,
> please let me first say that I do not intend to become an
> active
> member of this team and I do not intend to subscribe to
> this group.
> If this is a precondition for the team maintenance perhaps
> everything
> I write below is void and I should perhaps use collab-maint
> for
> putting XTeddy packaging stuff into a common VCS.
> XTeddy was my first package I maintained in Debian - just
> to learn
> how to package before proceeding with more important stuff.
>  This
> worked out quite good.  Because upstream is dead (well, the
> author
> is not dead and even happy to recieve comments but he will
> not
> continue development - it might be he includes patches) the
> workload
> with this package is low.  OK, you might consider that it
> is worth
> to switch to more recent imlib and fix #370822 - but
> neither upstream
> nor me intend to do this.
> But I intent to put all my packages I maintain under group
> maintenance -
> the good experiences in the Debian Med team convinced me
> that this
> is the best for any package.  So the most apropriate team
> is probably
> this group and so I am here.  I want to take the chance to
> learn something
> new (it has historical proven to be a good idea) and thus I
> would like
> to give git a chance (I never tried it, Debian Med uses SVN
> exclusively)
> because there seems to be a general tendency and you will
> never learn
> something without a real example.
> So my plan would be to follow the advise given at
>     http://wiki.debian.org/Games/VCS
> regarding the git repository.  According to this plan I use
> the
> following snippet in debian/control:
> Maintainer: Debian Games Team
> <pkg-games-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
> Uploaders: Andreas Tille <tille@debian.org>
> DM-Upload-Allowed: yes
> Vcs-Git: git://git.debian.org/git/pkg-games/xteddy
> Vcs-Browser:
> http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-games/xteddy.git;a=summary
> I wonder what you think about this plan (considering that I
> will
> not subscribe this mailing list but subscribe the xteddy
> package
> in PTS and will follow bug reports).  But I just have not
> enough
> time to follow a high volume list like this.  So please CC
> me in
> your answer and tell me, whether you like my plan or not.
> Kind regards
>          Andreas.
> PS: I plan to do the same with fortunes-de.
> -- 
> http://fam-tille.de
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