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Re: Is Ayman Negm MIA?



Hi all,
I'm going to orphan Ayman's packages.

If and when he'll come back he can upload the package closing the O
bugs, and/or ask comaintainershp for the packages that someone else
would have taken.

Regards,
Sandro

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 13:38, Michael Prokop<mika@debian.org> wrote:
> [Cc-ing Ayman]
>
> Sandro Tosi wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 07:46, Rince <rincebrain@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Ayman Negm is the maintainer of, among others, the gddrescue package.
>>> The package hasn't been touched by him since 2006, and several bugs
>>> about it have required NMUs by other people.
>
>> Ayman is been tracked in MIA database, and he's quite busy these days.
> [...]
>
> No news/changes since then.
>
>> Please do this statement on a public place easily reachable when
>> someone searches for information about the package; the best place is
>> the BTS, for example replying to this bug: #460946 .
>
>> Moreover, have you tried to contact the maintainer himself? I'm adding
>> him here in CC.
>
>> If the situation does not evolve in 1/2 week, please contact us back
>> and we'll see what we can do.
>
> AFAICT Ayman is MIA and doesn't respond to mails.
>
> I just prepared NMU for ddrescue package (see #533483).
> I'm working on NMU for gddrescue (see #460946) as well.
>
> I'd volunteer in taking over maintenance for the ddrescue and
> gddrescue packages if there aren't any objections.
>
> Does anyone know how to reach Ayman Negm?
> What's the proper way to take over the packages if Ayman
> doesn't respond?
>
> regards,
> -mika-
>
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Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi


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