Hi Luk, * Luk Claes <email@example.com> [2007-12-08 18:21]: > Nico Golde wrote: > > Hi Mario, > > * Mario Iseli <firstname.lastname@example.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 To me this is not very different from filing a bug for an outdated standards version (e.g. 3.7.2) even if no package changes are needed.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 -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - email@example.com - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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