Be assured that none of the dpkg developers are responsible of this. You
On Mon, 25 Oct 2010, Michael Schmidt wrote:
> I'm new to programming in c and I liked the dpkg package, because I thought
> it was fun to understand how exactly the packages are managed. That is why I
> started looking at the source code. I even found a bug with the configure
> system, and reported it. Now because I'm new to all the autotools stuff I
> posted a mail, with an error that really wasn't one. I'm sorry for that and
> I sent a mail immediately afterwards when I found out explaining my mistake.
> Today I got a mail:
> It has been requested that the following address:
> should be deleted from the debian-dpkg mailing list.
might want to check the full headers of that message to learn more on
who/what tried to unsubscribe you.
Maybe it was a mistake of someone, I don't know. Don't put blame on people
if you don't know what really happened. I'm ccing listmaster maybe they
As far I am concerned, you are welcome to learn and to try contributing to
> should I stop interesting myself with this package, because I can find an
> other one. I don't know if it is the general opinion of this group of
> developers, that people interested in contributing to the project should all
> be total experts (they once where non experts too). But I would like to know
> if my effort in understanding the code is wanted or if I should search for
> something else. I don't mean to offend anybody, maybe this is not the right
> place for me, if this is the case, tell me in a nice way and I will not
> bother you guys any more.
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