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Re: Future of X packages in Debian

On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 12:15:51PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 01:42:43AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > I am willing to expend significant work on this; indeed, I'm in the
> > middle of my rejuvinated xlibs work, and am prepared to put in the work
> > to disable the libs on the server side - all the packaging work that
> > would be needed to transition to using fd.o xlibs.
> I should ask whether you think it's a good idea to have a conversation
> about who should be packaging fd.o's xlibs for Debian, especially given
> that you expect them to supersede the libraries shipped by the current
> xfree86 package.

Regardless of who packages it - hell, Ali Akaagac could package it if it
was of good enough quality - the question is who should maintain it for

I would like to be part of this team, as I am an active upstream member,
and I think I have reasonable Debian credentials (especially if I'm
going to be packaging the things in the first place).

Are you comfortable with an Uploaders: field for fd.o xlibs that
includes myself?

Daniel Stone                                                <daniels@debian.org>
Debian: the universal operating system                     http://www.debian.org

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