Re: Proposal for collaborative maintenance of packages
On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Russ Allbery wrote:
> You just lost the people that I'm talking about. I can explain a
> changeset, but merges are deep black magic that are extremely difficult to
> understand except at a highly abstract level, and when using a distributed
> VCS, they have to deal with merges all the time.
Well, these are not people I would give write access to a repository for
doing Debian packaging work, then.
Note that contributions in the form of patches or of another sort (can we
say "we always need better documentation" out loud? :-) ) is always very
welcome, so they would not be left out if they really want to help.
"One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot