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Re: Bug#729660: ITP: xemacs21 -- highly customizable text editor

On Tue, 19 Nov 2013, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> writes:
> > On Sun, 17 Nov 2013, Russ Allbery wrote:
> >> Yeah, I know, which is part of why I used it for an example.  I looked
> >> at it yesterday and will probably adopt it at some point when I have
> >> enough free time to do a proper job on the initial upload.
> > File an ITA bug on nvi with that paragraph, please.
> An ITA bug on nvi will block someone else who wants to adopt it, and
> therefore I don't plan on doing that until I'm actually ready to commit to
> adopting it myself.  In the meantime, the orphaned status is correct.

It shouldn't, as long as you title it appropriately and explain that, should
someone else want it, they're welcome.

something like: "ITA: nvi (if someone else wants to adopt it, please do)"

> I read debian-release and debian-qa, so hopefully I'll notice if someone
> starts looking seriously at removing it from the archive.  I'll also copy
> this message to the O bug.

Yeah, that should help.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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