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Re: Sun Java available from non-free

On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 03:58:18PM -0500, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Oh, and the impression that pushing non-free packages in after several
> > hours has a high priority, while (license-wise) simple packages linger
> > for weeks in NEW was probably a bonus[1].
> I have to agree this sucks but if you have the schedule in mind it's easy
> to understand:
> - NEW is done by Joerg usually, he's organizing debconf so there's a
>   backlog due to that

So why is Java su much more important than all other packages in NEW?
Keep in mind that this is the only package that was processed by someone
not equal Joerg. If this was just done for PR, fine, but please tell us.

> - Sun guys are here at debconf and finalize discussions with the java
>   maintainers (Jeroen, Matthias Klose, Barry Hawkins), the package is
>   finally uploaded and immediately installed by Jeroen (or another
>   ftpmaster)

Let's get the facts. AFAIK it wasn't Jeroen, right?

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