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Re: Has Debian abandoned Python?

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 10:17, Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org> writes:
>> This (and other) rant are a signal we should create a TEAM around any
>> fundamental packages in Debian, and python MUST NOT be and exception.
>> Am I the only one (together with Angus, I'd say) believing python
>> deserves a better maintainership than the one it currently has?
> You are not alone. What, specifically, are you proposing should be done;

to form a team to maintain python core packages (there is already a
team on alioth, pkg-python, I think created for this purpose; it
currently doesn't have any content in it)

> and what is it that has prevented it being done already?

That, without a formal ack from the maintainer, it would be an hijack;
and it's not we didn't ask for collaborative maintainership of python.
If instead the decision is made distribution-wide, it's a different
topic, and probably we can come out with something from this thread.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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