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Re: GNU protocol

On Fri, May 08, 1998 at 10:03:03PM -0700, Darren wrote:

> What is considered polite with packages that don't (seem) to be maintained by
> the original author... say a package that came from sunsite that hasn't been
> updated since '95 and the email address in the package is no good...
> I'm not really looking for what's legal but what's considered good manners if
> you would like to see the program start progressing again??

Well, I've got two such packages, now I'm their upstream maintainer,
too.  There's a third one but happily some other guys took it.  These
three packages are different to yours, we're still in contact with
the original authors - mainly.



  / Martin Schulze  *  joey@infodrom.north.de  *  26129 Oldenburg /
 /                              No question is too silly to ask, /
/   but, of course, some are too silly to answer.  -- perl book /

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