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Re: proposal for an Apache (web server) task force

On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 10:33:39PM -0500, Ardo van Rangelrooij wrote:
> Martin F Krafft (madduck@madduck.net) wrote:
> > also sprach Ardo van Rangelrooij (on Thu, 13 Sep 2001 08:42:44AM)
> > > I would like to propose to form an Apache (web server) task force to
> > > maintain the Apache packages currently maintained by Johnie Ingram
> > > (netgod) (and potentially related packages if the need arises).
> > count me in.
> Excellent!
> There are a couple of things we can start with:
>  - filing a request for the mailing list
>  - putting together a web page similar to that of the X Strike Force
>    with a link to the packages and their bug lists, a todo list, etc.
>  - an NMU of the packages with an Uploaders field in the control file
>    (see the thread about multiple maintainers per package on this list)
>  - setting up a CVS archive somewhere 
> If I interpret all the responses correctly there're four people on the
> task force.  I propose we all go over the bug list and make an inventory
> in terms of difficulty to solve.  That should give us a better idea of
> the status and how much we can do before the freeze.
I'm keen to help (and have been slowly working on a second NMU of
Apache to fix some of the current bugs), but I'd really like to see
something from Johnnie saying this was ok. It's not exactly polite to
hijack someones package with no input from them. A strike force is
different than just doing the odd NMU IMO.


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