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Re: Bug#192869: surfraw ultimatum

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 05:53:53PM -0500, Thomas Smith wrote:
> I strongly believe that this is an overreaction.  Christian is willing 
> to work with us to bring the package up to date, so there is no reason 
> not to accept this.  I suggest that someone (I could do it) sets up an 
> Alioth project for surfraw, so that the non-DD's who are interested can 
> more easily contribute (using cvs or subversion).  This would also be 
> nice since upstream is dead (according to Christian).  Christian or I, 
> or any other developer who wants to get involved, can do the actual 
> uploads.

I don't want to send further reply to Stephen's thoughts... I think I
described and explained my situation... admitting all my faults. I don't
like ultimatum and I don't like all his questions about my faults and
the reason for my absence. 
> From what I have seen, Christian seems excited about having a surfraw 
> package that is actively maintained, especially if he can be involved 
> in it... so this seems like a good idea to me.
> Does this seem reasonable?

As I've just written, I'll be happy to help with surfraw but it's better
if I leave maintainer's role. So I sent an RFA... please, adopt it and I
hope to be able to help you soon. I like the idea of a project on


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