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Re: Please notify the maintainers when removing packages

On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 12:07:42PM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 10:18:29AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > Based on this experience, I am surprised to find out that the
> > maintainer isn't notified when his package is scheduled for removal.
> > And I see that it helps to send an email to get them to fix the
> > package.
> The BugScan messages are sent to debian-devel-announce.
> Debian-devel-announce is a mandatory list for developers. Therefore,
> developers are notified of removals. qed.

Sure, and you have to scan 757 entries for checking if one of your
package is going to be removed.

It would be much more correct to send a mail to <package>@debian.org for
each entry that is going to be removed.


Sven Luther

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