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Re: sd, libprophet-perl, and Bug#627174


On Mon, 2012-09-24 at 14:32 +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> >>>>> intrigeri  <intrigeri@debian.org> writes:
> >>>>> Ivan Shmakov wrote (22 Sep 2012 17:31:55 GMT) :
> 	[Cc: to Christine Spang.]
>  >> I'm interested in maintaining the sd package (as well as
>  >> libprophet-perl), and wonder if someone could sponsor my uploads?
>  > This is good news!  I'd be very happy to see sd back in Debian!
>  > However, last time I heard about sd, Christine basically said that sd
>  > needed a new *upstream* maintainer — so if no such upstream
>  > maintainer appeared since then, I'm not sure it would be a good idea
>  > to re-introduce the package in Debian without taking over its
>  > maintenance upstream too.
>  > But perhaps you're willing to try and play the upstream maintainer
>  > role too for a while?
> 	I'm unsure that I'd be able to give these packages all the
> 	attention they deserve, but at the very least, I guess that I'd
> 	be able to keep them free of (major) bugs for a while.
> 	(Although I have a few ideas regarding the packages, I'm unsure
> 	if I'd be able to implement them myself.)  That said, I see that
> 	Ioan Rogers has recently became active on the project [2]?

Yes, Christine gave me commit access just last week. I've updated the
Github api support and am currently converting to Dist::Zilla for
distibution. I was planning on sending a mail to the prophet mailing
list this week with further plans/ideas (other than bugfixing). Anybody
interested in the non-Debian specific parts might want to look at those:
 * http://lists.bestpractical.com/mailman/listinfo/sd
 * http://lists.bestpractical.com/mailman/listinfo/prophet

Back to Debian: can we get the packaging repos moved into debian-perl?


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