Re: Sponsor for TWiki package
On Tuesday 01 April 2003 15:14, Bastian Kleineidam wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 02:29:28PM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 08:36:15AM +1000, Sven Dowideit wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I made some updates the twiki package to the latest upstream release
> > > (01Jan2003) about 2 months ago, and have since been trying to get the
> > > current maintainer to upload the changes.
> > >
> > > Unfortuanatly I get the feeling that Mark is unavailable (due to time
> > > constraints) so I would like to 'borrow' a debian developer as a
> > > sponsor.
> > Did you ask Mark explicitely for adoption? Hijacking packages without
> > notices is not a good practice.
> Martin promised to do something about inactive developers. At least
> we should have a guiding document (or a formal process) on how to
> determine inactivity, eg. initial contact, waiting phase, hijacking.
The first step for hijacking a package would be NMU, and all this initial
contact, waiting phase, etc. is described in section 5.11.3 of Debian Policy
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