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Re: game backport for Lenny

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 02:30:46PM +0100, Alexander Reichle-Schmehl wrote:
> Hi!
> Gonéri Le Bouder schrieb:
> >>> Maybe add a new about all the fancy games that are included in Lenny? Nexuiz,
> >>> OpenArena, Battle for Wesnoth, FreeCiv, FreeCol, SuperTux, Torcs? And you
> >>> should mention GoPlay, which allows comfortable browsing of games.
> > Games have much more short release periode that Debian and so I wish we can provide
> > Lenny backport for all the major games we package. If you share this wish, are you
> > willing to help and what do you think about adding a note about that
> > since sadly just a few people know about backports.org?
> I concur that proving backports for games sounds like a sane thing to do,
> however I think that mentioning that in the release announcement is the
> wrong place, since that should announce new features and interesting stuff,
> not mention future intentions.
> Therefore I think that the Debian Project News would be the better place
> for announcing availability / discussion around backports for games.
Yes, it sounds reasonable.



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