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Re: ITH: gdm -- GNOME Display Manager

On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 12:03:41PM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 06:48:24PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > I intend to hijack the GDM package. It has several issues that should be
> > dealt with before sarge releases, and many long-standing open bugs.
> > This is not an ultimatum. I don't like ultimatums. I just want to take
> > care of this package's maintenance, with the GNOME team as
> > co-maintainers, unless there are serious objections.
> Did you discuss this privately with the maintainer before announcing that
> you intend to hijack the package?

Isn't that kind of ruled out by the usage of the term "hijacking"?

> If so, what was the outcome?

If it was discussed privately, I'd guess the answer was "no"; if it was
"yes", it's not a hijacking -- it's a shift change.  :)

G. Branden Robinson                |    Sometimes, getting your patch in is
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    just a matter of waiting for
branden@debian.org                 |    somebody else to reimplement it.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    -- Jonathan Corbet

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