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Re: Work-needing packages report for Sep 6, 2002

On Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:15:06 +1000 (EST)
Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> wrote:

> > Because leaving them unmaintained forces the work to be done by other
> > groups within debian (e.g., qa or security.) If it bothers you so much
> What work?  If they're working, leave them be.  If they're broken, then if
> nobody wants to fix them they won't get released.

There are many packages which are unmaintained, and 
some people are working hard on fixing bugs on them.

Debian is a moving target. Packages stop building from
source, dependency chains break, etc. from time to time.

I think it is a good idea to remove packages without 
any responsible soul behind it.


dancer@debian.org  http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer

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