RE: Bad behaviour in kvirc.
I applied for a Debian maintainership last year around November 20, 2000 and
at that time I looked but there was no ITP against kvirc. I figured it would
be okay for me to pick it up then. I guess perhaps I should have raised an
ITP myself back then. It simply took a long while before my Debian
maintainership got processed so that's why it may have seemed like I
"disappeared". I don't know why Szymon would have said that I had no
intentions of officially maintaining kvirc, though, because I certainly do.
I really apologize for this confusion - I hope you can forgive me.
Perhaps if you are really interested in maintaining the kvirc package you,
Szymon and me can come up with a solution. The debian dir is under CVS
control anyway, and I don't see any problem in having more than one person
make changes to it. It leaves the matter of who would be the official
maintainer (from a Debian point of view) but if you have no objections to me
doing that, I would continue making uploads to Debian, dealing with bug
Let me know what you think.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Martinez CSIC RedIRIS [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 3:49 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: Robin Verduijn
> Subject: Bad behaviour in kvirc.
> Robin, what do you think you are doing?
> root@snuggle:~# dpkg -s kvirc
> Package: kvirc
> Status: install ok installed
> Priority: optional
> Section: net
> Installed-Size: 4670
> Maintainer: Robin Verduijn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I can understand that you maintained the debian dir in the
> upstream sources
> time ago. I can understand that you know better than me the
> sources. But 1)
> there's an ITP against kvirc (simply FYI), see
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-0106/msg00607.html and
> http://bugs.debian.org/100525, and 2) upstream author (Szymon Stefanek)
> didn't know anything about this. Quoting him:
> "We already have a "debian guy"...but he seems to be disappeared
> and he wasn't going to officially mantain the package. So if you want to
> officially mantain the package and help in including it in the mainstream
> distro, you're welcome to."
> I'll close the bug. kvirc stays in the archive since
> Saturday. But I'm
> annoyed because you simply didn't look into the BTS or in debian-devel.
> Things aren't done in that way.
> Why is a cow? Mu. (Ommmmmmmmmm)
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