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Re: display-dhammapada

On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 10:58:07AM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 04:44:28PM +0100, Jakub Nadolny wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am new to the list and would like to ask you what can I do in
> > following subject.
> > There is a package called 'display-dhammapada'. It has not been updated
> > since few years. But there is new version of this software since few
> > years also. I have send long time ago request to the package owner if he
> > could make new version. There was no answer, so I guess he is busy with
> > some other work. 
> > I have though that maybe I could help maintaining this package? I have
> > never done it before, but I am debian user since years and I am software
> > engineer working in IT company, so I think I could manage it.
> > What do you think I should do?
> * File a wishlist bug against the package to update to the new version,
>   if someone else didn't already do so
> * Read section 7.4 of the Developers' reference, which talks about how
>   to handle inactive and/or unreachable maintainers, and do what's being
>   suggested there
> * Prepare an updated package and offer it to the maintainer (if you get
>   some reaction from him) or to other Debian Developers (if not) with a
>   request to sponsor an upload.

Thanks a lot! I will do it this way.


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