Bug#933671: RFS: multimail/0.52-1
On Thu, Aug 01, 2019 at 07:36:00PM -0300, Fernando Toledo wrote:
> El 1/8/19 a las 17:43, Adam Borowski escribió:
> > On Thu, Aug 01, 2019 at 01:57:51PM -0300, Fernando Toledo wrote:
> >> * Package name : multimail
> >> Version : 0.52-1
> > At a brief glance, the package seems ok, but the changelog has a lot of
> > confusion wrt who's maintaining it: first there's a not-in-archive adoption
> > by Robert James Clay, then your NMU, then a seemingly regular entry.
> > Could you please describe that in a more obvious way?
> > I haven't yet reviewed the package well enough for 11 years of neglect.
> Yeah i think so too, Peter Karlsson was the mantainer up to 0.49
> Then, Robert try to update the package and build the 0.50 that i think
> that never was included on debian archive.
> Due to lack of updates i want to try to keep the software. (and build
> 0.51 and now 0.52)
That's cool -- it's obvious that Robert isn't around.
> Should the lines of the versions (0.50 and 0.51) be eliminated? and let
> the 0.49 and 0.52?
I'd preserve at least Robert's entry separately. It hasn't ever been in the
archive, but I feel it may be good to have an obvious line.
The other option is to use [ Someone ] notation.
What I asked to clarify, though, is that it's you who's adopting the package
now, as Robert's attempt wasn't completed.
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