Re: Node.js and it's future in debian
On 05/01/2012 11:32 PM, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
>> On Tue, May 01, 2012 at 03:30:50PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>>> Wait, really? What happened to respect by maintainers for the
>> "The project" is not "a set of random maintainers who have a filename
>> conflict with you".
> Sorry, I don't understand the above sentence. Do you mean that it is
> impossible to come to a consensus when one maintainer of a relevant
> package disagrees? I can understand that claim, but it doesn't seem
> to be the same as the sentence above.
If one of the maintainers disagrees with a solution you did not come to
a consensus. Yes. And the policy has an easy solution for that:
The maintainers should report this to the debian-devel mailing list and
try to find a consensus about which program will have to be renamed. If
a consensus cannot be reached, both programs must be renamed.
And this is - looking at this way too long thread - the best solution
for this issue imho.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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