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Re: Debian OCaml Task Force

Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 08:46:05PM +0200, Ralf Treinen wrote:
>> In general, I like the idea of co-maintainership. However I think
>> that there should still be one real person who is the principal
>> maintainer, and who has some concrete interest in the package.
>> Otherwise we may end up with a bunch of effectively unmaintained
>> packages that nooen cares for.
> You are right, this is the real argument against my proposal. But my
> point is that such packages will be, at least, packaged!
> I simply rate being available as .deb to be more importante than being a
> good(TM) debian package ...

The most important is that the one who wants the package:
- does the first work of packaging
- his ID must be put in the maintainer field
- everyone must ensure that the package will be fixed when needed.


Jérôme Marant


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