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Re: Please notify the maintainers when removing packages

On Sun, 4 May 2003 17:34:39 +0200, Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> said: 

> 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.

	Umm, I generally check to see if my name is no the list, using
 string search mechanisms of my MUA. Doesn't your MUA allow you to
 search for strings in the mail received?

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