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

Hi Enrico,

On 12-05-31 at 09:19am, Enrico Zini wrote:
> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 02:01:51PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > Did you see me writing "I'd like to hijack php-codesniffer in order 
> > to rush and get it into wheezy in time before the freeze"? *NO* ! I 
> > didn't write that.
> Agreed. I'd have expected people, if anything, to answer suggesting 
> the correct procedure to get things done in this case. I was surprised 
> to see replies harshly escalating matters this way.
> My understanding is that we have a package that looks unmaintained for 
> 4 years. Yelling at those who volunteer to do some work on it, instead 
> of guiding them to do it in the best way, seems silly and rather 
> un-debianish to me.

Rephrasing orphaning without maintainer consent + takeover as hijacking 
is yelling?

Suggesting to do an NMU instead of hijacking is un-debianish?

 - Jonas

Who agrees the package is in bad shape, but dislikes hijacking.

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