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Re: Orphaning debmirror

Siggy Brentrup <debian@psycho.i21k.de> writes:

> Hi,
> sorry for the late reply, we were celebrating my wife's birthday at
> the seaside until yesterday late in the evenign.
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 17:53 +0100, Steve Kemp wrote:
>> On Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 18:47:58 +0200, Siggy Brentrup wrote:
>> > Who wrote debmirror?  Without installing I can't find out since
>> > only maintainers are listed in the PTS.
>>   Look at the copyright file:
>>   e.g.
>>     http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/d/debmirror/debmirror_20070123/debmirror.copyright
> Thanks for this link, imbecile me to overlook that while on the
> debmirror page.
>> > I'm asking because
>> > there's a lot of perl code in Debian I wouldn't even think about
>> > touching due to the author's programming style.
>>   If you only care about the style why not actually download it
>>  and examine it?
> because a one line answer containg certain names would have saved me
> the hassle to do exactly what you are asking me to do.  In the dark
> ages I used to have to understand their code, it took much more time
> than I usally want to invest; so if I have a choice: no thanks.
> Thanks
>   Siggy
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I doubt there is much style left in the code.


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