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Re: Bits from the MIA team



Hi Luk,
* Luk Claes <luk@debian.org> [2007-12-08 18:21]:
> Nico Golde wrote:
> > Hi Mario,
> > * Mario Iseli <mario@debian.org> [2007-12-06 21:33]:
[...] 
> > What is the purpose of this? If the package is well 
> > maintained I think it's really 
> > questionable that an inactive co-maintainer justifies a 
> > source upload just because his name is in the control file 
> > (like for example in #455011). 
> 
> To make sure packages don't end up with only inactive (co-)maintainers.

That could be avoided if you check that every maintainer of 
the package is MIA.

> If a package is well maintained it's perfectly ok to lower the
> importance of the bug and fix the issue in the next upload...

I still don't see a reason for a bug. An active maintainer 
will notice this and will fix it by himself I guess.
To me this is not very different from filing a bug for an outdated
standards version (e.g. 3.7.2) even if no package changes 
are needed.

Cheers
Nico
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