Re: New version of dia
On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 10:08:02AM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Roland Stigge wrote:
> > at http://www.antcom.de/debian/ you can fetch the latest version of
> > dia which looks quite Debian-orphaned to me. There was an NMU, quite
> > some trivial bugs are open, some bugs are tagged "pending" for more than
> > 3 months now, and the maintainer doesn't respond to my mails. The
> > current maintainer adopted the package last September but only closed a
> > minor bug in the only upload he did.
> > Since I'm using this package regularly, I will work on it in my personal
> > repository. If the maintainer thinks it's OK, I can also adopt it
> > officially.
> If you ask me: Go for it and file an ITH (Intent To Hijack) this package ...
If he's really MIA, this would be insufficient:
Hijacking one of his packages without orphaning the other packages he
maintains is quite braindead.
> Kind regards
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