Re: xpdf removed from testing?
On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 06:19:21PM +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-01-13 at 16:59 +0000, Neil Williams wrote:
> > On Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:38:21 +0100
> > Svante Signell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > I like that program very
> > > much. For which reasons, in addition to the 7 RC bugs, a dead
> > > upstream?
> > That's 7 entirely sufficient reasons and one problem that arguably makes
> > fixing the other seven harder. So 7.5 reasons to remove it from testing.
> OK; OK, I understand completely. As a follow-up: according to popcon
> there are about 10 000 installations of that package. Any
> interest/chance that patches will help re-introduce this package, or is
> it just a waste of effort? What is the opinion of the maintainers?
The option of the maintainer increases drastically if one of 1000 users
would care for one bug and provides a patch. May be you show your
evident interest by simply beeing one of such group of 1000 users?