Re: Prospective Packages
Darren Benham wrote:
> On 14-Dec-98 Allan M. Wind wrote:
> > Is the info at http://www.debian.org/doc/prospective-packages.html
> > maintained?
> Yes, usually. It's a low priority page, however.
> > Maybe packages orphaned more than 200+ days should be allowed to die,
> > perhaps after an annoucement to debian-devel?
> I think, as long as the package doesn't have to be removed from the
> distribution due to policy violations or bugs, it's allowed to stay. You never
> know when somebody is going to pick it up and who does or does not use it.
Orphaned packages are partially maintained by the debian-qa group which
works on them from time to time in order to fix bugs etc. Oh well, the
packages don't have a regular maintainer though.
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