Re: Accepted xrender 0.9.0-1 (i386 source)
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Daniel Stone wrote:
> Format: 1.7
> Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 15:09:41 +1000
> Source: xrender
> Binary: libxrender1-dbg libxrender-dev libxrender1
> Architecture: source i386
> Version: 0.9.0-1
> Distribution: unstable
> Urgency: low
> Maintainer: Daniel Stone <email@example.com>
> Changed-By: Daniel Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> libxrender-dev - X Rendering Extension client library (development files)
> libxrender1 - X Rendering Extension client library
> libxrender1-dbg - X Rendering Extension client library (unstripped)
> Closes: 257187 280092
> xrender (0.9.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
> * New upstream version.
> * Adopting package; set Maintainer to myself.
> * Set includedir to be /usr/X11R6/include with autoconf, not by moving it
> around, so the pkgconfig file and the libtool library no longer lie
> (closes: #257187, #280092).
> * Make libxrender-dev Depend (not B-D) on render-dev >= 0.9, for the new
> protocol version.
> df7bd9af7ff95cc752981b9d98c8372d 669 x11 optional xrender_0.9.0-1.dsc
> 8aadb283d417e0f732678fe08469ce6e 309386 x11 optional xrender_0.9.0.orig.tar.gz
> 14dbb528a203c8b0d8917c15d47deeae 10792 x11 optional xrender_0.9.0-1.diff.gz
> d26eb33f17033a3d3dacff0ddcbb1d81 26638 libs optional libxrender1_0.9.0-1_i386.deb
> bedab447958c90d12809b69e6094301e 335856 libdevel extra libxrender1-dbg_0.9.0-1_i386.deb
> 41ee1307c37bf2c0ec13163ca7b2997c 29860 libdevel optional libxrender-dev_0.9.0-1_i386.deb
For a long while I have been covering the position of Release Manager for the
X Strike Force team, as many of you already know.
It is a matter of facts that I did NOT resign from that position and that this
is *yet another* attempt from Daniel Stone to hijack packages that are co-maintained
within the XSF.
This upload (together with render) has been violating (at least):
1) Release Managers request of not uploading new major upstream versions of any library.
2) All possible NMU rules.
3) Code of Conduct.
but even if i can try to force myself to fly over these major mistakes you did (there are more.
like a behaviour change in the library for example...) there is one on which i absolutely cannot
close my eyes.
You, Daniel, and I have been talking several times on IRC about your position within the XSF.
At the end of all these talks, you agreed to stop messing up with the XSF.
This is clearly not the case.
I find myself in a position for which i cannot trust your words anymore, and I am
seriously offended by your behaviour. Both as a person, since you had my full trust,
and as part of the XSF, since i still lead this team.
Before I will ask the relevant Debian authorities to take appropriate actions to safeguard the
community from your destructive behaviour, I want you to explain to the community the rationale
behind your hijack, going trough all the points I mentioned above.
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