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Re: should the games team hijack/subsume the SDL packages/team?

On Sun, Jul 3, 2011 at 10:51 PM, Jon Dowland <jmtd@debian.org> wrote:

> the SDL packages are, apparently, in a bad state.  They are maintained by the
> "Debian SDL maintainers" team, but have been largely neglected in recent times,
> and I think most of that team are MIA.
> What do the games team think about taking over maintenance of these packages?

I personally think it is a good idea.

In addition, this was said on IRC:

<sam> pabs: that sounds like a good idea to me

> Is there anyone in the team prepared to help with actively maintaining them
> (aside from generally thinking this is a good idea). If people are generally in
> agreement that this is a good idea, I'll get the ball rolling with mixer in a
> proper place (git.debian.org) and prepare an upload to experimental.

I personally don't have the time or knowledge.



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