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Re: non-maintainerpackages not good?

On Mon, May 01, 2000 at 10:09:23PM +0200, Andreas Palsson wrote:

> There is a program called 'xyz' and it is already packaged and maintained,
> and then I also make a package of the same program but a more current
> version.
> I do not upload it to Debian, but I make it available to download for my
> friends and those who wants it.
> Is this a Bad Idea?

What about contacting xyz's maintainer? :o


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