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Re: Orphaning php-codesniffer, then take it over by the PHP PEAR team

Le Tue, May 29, 2012 at 10:54:32PM +0200, Arno Töll a écrit :
> Having that said, 5 days of (private) conversation is perhaps really a
> bit too short to hijack a package. I'd expect that process to include
> several weeks of waiting time for an answer at least.

I concur.  It is socially and technically safer to give about two week-ends to
answer, keeping time zones in mind.  If after this delay you have no news, my
opinion is that hijacking is the best solution.  The maintainer's other
packages have already attracted three NMUs in total, and I have not seen a bug
report with his answer after 2009 (although got some packages sponsored in
2011).  By the way, perhaps you can keep his sponosor (rmgolbeck) in the loop,
maybe he knows other ways to contact the maintainer ?

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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