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Re: ITH: gdm -- GNOME Display Manager

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.

I have serious objections to this. I'm taking it that you haven't
talked this over with Ryan yet. It's just not acceptable to adopt a
package against the current maintainer's wishes.

If you don't think Ryan's taking the package seriously, you have a
number of options, most of which are outlined here:

You should follow that procedure before doing a source NMU. Some other
        * Submitting patches
        * Offering to co-maintain

Being confrontational doesn't help us work together to make Debian.


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