Re: Would the Games Team adopt Lightyears (pygame based, Python 3 port available)?
On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 11:44:28AM -0500, Olek Wojnar wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2020, 14:42 Steve Cotton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi all in the Games Team,
> > One of the Debian games affected by the python3 transition is 20000
> > Lightyears
> > Into Space, source package name "lightyears". I've ported it to
> > python3-pygame,
> > and opened an upstream issue for merging it (sadly this doesn't have an
> > upstream response yet).
> > The Debian package isn't currently maintained by the Games Team, but one
> > of the
> > serious bugs is "Maintainer email address not working". I'm wondering if
> > the
> > Games Team would adopt it and apply my python3 port?
> That's a great game, I've played it quite a few times over the years. I'll
> be happy to sponsor the upload under the Games Team umbrella.
> However, have you tried contacting the maintainer and the uploader team to
> make sure they're ok with transferring the package to the Games Team? I
> think it makes sense for us to have it but we need to check with them
> first. If you have already obtained that permission, please forward the
> email to these lists so that we have it for reference.
> Debian bugs:
> > #942622 src:lightyears: Maintainer email address not working
> > #912488 lightyears: Please migrate to python3-pygame
> > #936945 lightyears: Python2 removal in sid/bullseye
> > Upstream pull request:
> > https://github.com/20kly/20kly/issues/2
> > https://github.com/stevecotton/20kly/tree/version1.4/python3
> > The Debian package's "copyright" file cleans up some of the oddities of the
> > upstream README.md's licensing section, I'm sure it's distributable but
> > expect
> > it to get some questions if it went through the NEW queue. Oddities such as
> > attributing an image as "copyright NASA" instead of saying that it's one of
> > NASA's public domain images. I'm happy to put some effort in to fixing
> > that.
> Please do (pending approval to move the package)! Let me know what you need
> from me (off-lists is fine for coordinating details).
Has there been any update wrt lightyears/Py3 being moved to the Debian Games