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Re: An alarming trend (no it's not flaimbait.)

Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:

>  If a package has gotten very stale, and nobody has taken up
>  maintainence, isn't that a pretty good indication that nobody is
>  using it anyhow?

Is it? Is the average Debian user both able and willing to be a
maintainer, and sufficiently aware of ongoing developments that he would
both know that the package is out of date, and how to go about doing
something about it (in terms of the process for taking over an abandoned


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