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Re: Two theses regarding packages

On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 10:47:18PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 1. The maintainer is responible for the quality of his packages.
> He should try to fix bugs within a reasonable amount of time.

Well, speaking as someone who is not a particularly good maintainer:

I would hope to fix bugs in a reasonable amount of time.  I often
don't, in fact.  If someone else knows how to fix them, then I would
*never* object to an NMU (properly carried out). Go for it. I am not
an island: if my bad maintenance is crippling a package you need, fix


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