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Re: Wiki page for requested packages

On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 08:30:06PM +0100, Marcus Better wrote:
> Bruno Dusausoy wrote:
> > We've put a page[1] on the Debian Wiki in order to gather the Java
> > apps you want to be packaged.
> The existing infrastructure is very well suited to keeping track of such
> things. Please use it, it's much more effective than having a wiki page
> which is guaranteed to become out-of-date. Here is a good procedure:
> 1. Add a RFP for each application (if there isn't one alreday).
> 2. Find out about the dependencies of the application. If they are not
> packaged, file RFPs for them too.
> 3. Use the BTS "block" command to express dependencies between the RFPs.
> 4. Optionally we could set a BTS usertag such as "java-packaging", with user
> name "pkg-java-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org".
> As a free bonus you get a nice tracking page in the BTS that is always
> up-to-date, and can replace your wiki page, similar to the one I did for
> JBoss [1].

A there are only several hundred open wnpp bugs nobody cares about.
We want to make more people contribute the Java team in any possible way
and if the this page in the wiki helps its a good idea. And referencing
the according wnpp bug should be always done.

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