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Re: Bug#446030: RFA: kbd -- Linux console font and keytable utilities

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On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 05:40:44PM +0100, Michael Schutte wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 02:10:37AM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> > I request an adopter for the "kbd" package.
> I’m interested in taking over, but I’m not a DD.  I think it would be
> the easiest way if you could sponsor my uploads; would that be okay for
> you, or do you think that your lack of time wouldn’t allow for it?

Not only I can be a sponsor but I will be able to help with the script 
part of the package if you need.

However since this package is part of the core of Debian, I prefer your 
taking over to be announced first in debian-devel (and thats why I am 
sending my reply to debian-devel too).

Let me remind to the readers of debian-devel that currently there are 
two console packages in Debian -- kbd and console-tools.  Console-tools 
has no upstream maintainer and because of this the Debian maintainer of 
console-tools has aready tagged several bugs as non-fix.  The console 
utilities of the installer are entirely based on kbd and not on 
console-tools.  Because of this kbd needs to be properly maintained.

I requested adopter for this package because it was never my intention 
to maintain "kbd".  The maintainer of "kbd" is the group "Console 
utilities maintainers" and when this group reduced to only one member 
(me) I had to take over.

Anton Zinoviev

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