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Re: Why not scan for unmaintained packages and orphan them?

On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 01:41:18PM -0500, Matthias Julius wrote:

> I have started doing some l10n work about a month ago.  Some of the
> bugs I filed have not seen any reaction from the maintainer.  While
> that is not yet surprising I came across a number of l10n bugs
> providing translations that are half a year old or older.  This is
> frustrating to the translator to see his work collecting dust in the
> BTS for such a long time.

I don't see how forcing people to reply to bugs helps here.  What's
really needed is to convince maintainers to respond promptly and
constructively to bug reports.  That's a much harder problem, and much
harder to automate.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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