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Re: Bug#17718: ftp.debian.org: please move kde* and giflib* to project/orphaned

On Mon, Feb 02, 1998 at 11:39:54AM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:

> >  c) according to my post from before on debian-private we might have a
> >     new KDE maintainer in the near future.  (Hi Jonathon).  While processing
> >     new-maintainer I received two wishes to work on KDE (from two guys
> >     obviously)
> I was thinking about this, and it seems to me that maintaining kde is too
> big a job for any one person. I tried it, I burnt out quickly, Andreas tried
> it and eventually ran out of steam. It's a huge, complex set of software.
> Maybe we need a KDE team? Perhaps you could bring this up to both new
> maintainers who were interested in KDE?

I would really appreciate a team instead of a single person.  I'd
also appreciate putting the whole beast into cvs and let the team
checkin their changes.

But: There is a strong feeling against such teams for package
maintenance.  Dunno why - we already have teams for several
tasks[1] and they *do* work.



[1] listmaster, security, webmaster, new-maintainer, debian-admin,
    pgp-update (hopefully)

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