Re: ITP: codecommander
On Mon, 17 Jul 2000 21:13:58 Malcolm Parsons wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 07:15:00PM +0200, Joop Stakenborg wrote:
> > Why should I contact the upstream author? I normally only do this in case
> > there
> > is a severe bug in a package which I want to fix.
> > Anyone can make a debian package and make it available somewhere. This does
> > mean an official developer can't package it. Let me know when you become a
> > developer,
> > I will be happy to give it back to you.
> from /usr/doc/maint-guide/maint-guide.txt.gz lines 305 onwards:
> * you should contact program's author(s) to check if they agree
> with packaging it. It is important to be able to consult with
> author(s) about the program in case of any program specific
> problems, so don't try to package unmaintained pieces of
> It is useful to contact the upstream author before packaging to ensure
> it is maintained, and that they agree to it being packaged.
Okay. I have removed the package from incoming. Will contact the upstream
Ondrej, do you mind if I upload it into debian, when I get permission from
> Malcolm Parsons
> finger email@example.com for info
Joop Stakenborg - Debian GNU/Linux developer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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