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Re: Bug#155284: ITP: mydns -- free DNS server implemented and designed to use MySQL for data storage.

And sometimes, upstream is knowledgable enough about packaging to have
already made preliminary packages, or have good suggestions for your

On Sat, Aug 03, 2002 at 07:55:47PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-08-03 at 18:30, Helios de Creisquer wrote:
> > Preliminary package is available for comments at http://balios.org/mydns
> > 
> > As I am not yet  debian  developer  (waiting  for  DAM  approval),  This
> > package will be sponsorised -- probably by Igor Genibel...
> > 
> > But I'd like to have some advice on it before this...
> Incidentally, your upstream was on #debian-devel the other day, a few
> hours after your ITP, asking if anyone would be interested in packaging
> his software.  We pointed him to your ITP, and he was a bit surprised
> you hadn't contacted him.  He was definitely happy that packages were in
> progress, though.
> So just a quick note to all: be sure to contact the upstream author of
> people whose software you're packaging!  It's the polite thing to do. 
> Sometimes they may not want their software to be widely distributed
> until it's out of beta, or maybe they'd just like to know who's
> redistributing it.
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