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

On 05/31/2012 04:52 PM, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
> On 31/05/12 16:40, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> On 05/31/2012 08:43 PM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>>> I have no intention of spreading or amplifying wrong information.
>>> Do I understand it correctly that your intention in your original
>>> post was to have the package orphaned and then have a team take
>>> over maintainance?
>> I was also pointing out that the package was anyway badly maintained,
>> and that in such case, we have to do something about it.
> Please note that "badly maintained" is something quite different from
> "not maintained". AFAICS, the package we are talking about is not
> affected by severe or critical bugs.

The number of bugs says nothing about a package being maintained or not.
Maybe just nobody uses it anymore because it is too old? 'Please package
the current upstream version'-bugs are wishlist only, unfortunately.

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