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Re: Results of the meeting in Helsinki about the Vancouver proposal

On Mon, 22 Aug 2005 14:51:52 -0700, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>
>On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 06:22:11PM +0000, W. Borgert wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 07:29:31PM +0200, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
>> > really matters:  can we (the Debian project) maintain the port?  Thus I 
>> > propose we only limit on the number of developers:  are there people who 
>> > are willing and competent to maintain kernel, boot loader, platform 
>> > specific installer bits, libc and toolchain?
>> That sounds sensible.
>It ignores the fact that every port is a drain on centralized project
>resources, whether it has users or not.

Even a userless port is a service to the community. I have, for
example, a package whose upstream is a keen reader of our buildd logs
to improve on his package's portability.


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