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."