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Re: invitation for you and your packages to join the pkg-perl team

Thanks, I have added your package to the list here for possible
future adoption:


FWIW, the package has a popcon of 224, so it's probably still of use to
some people. Thus, whilst it's not a burden to maintain, I'd expect
it will stay.


On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 03:12:51PM +0100, Martin Orr wrote:
> Dear Dominic/Perl team,
> Thank you very much for the email.
> I have not touched the libnet-nbname-perl package for 11 years.  There have
> been no new upstream versions in that time but it has had a couple of NMUs
> for packaging changes.  Thus the package is effectively orphaned.
> I have not used perl for some years either, so I do not want to join the
> pkg-perl team.  If the team wishes to adopt the libnet-nbname-perl package,
> I would be very happy.  Alternatively, it might be better to remove it from
> Debian, as I am not sure whether it is still useful for communicating with
> modern versions of Windows or not.
> Best wishes,
> Martin
> On Sun Aug 20 12:55:07 2017, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> > Dear Martin,
> > 
> > In the Debian Perl team, we have been looking at perl module packages
> > which are not team maintained and considering whether the lives of
> > these packages can be made better (for example, by reducing the overhead
> > and increasing the consistency of that packaging), by suggesting that
> > they be moved to the pkg-perl team.
> > 
> > There is no obligation, of course, to do this, but if you would
> > like to move any or all of your module packages to the team, you can
> > request to join the team and then migrate your packages across. Of
> > course, if you are already a team member, then you are already free
> > to import and upload your packages under team maintainership.
> > 
> > The benefits of working within the team include increased consistency
> > and efficiency at scale when working with large number of straightforward
> > module packages, and more flexibility when it comes to QA work.
> > 
> > If you don't feel able to join the team but would like your packages
> > to benefit from this anyway, you can also reply to this email asking for
> > the package(s) in question to be adopted by the team (though obviously
> > we'd prefer the former case).
> > 
> > You can find out more about the team and how to join it at
> > <http://pkg-perl.alioth.debian.org/>.
> > 
> > At this stage we are contacting all such maintainers with a general
> > invitation. Future team-wide QA efforts may identify specific
> > packages we'd like to help with maintenance of and we may therefore
> > follow-up with another invitation in such cases.
> > 
> > Your lib*-perl packages are listed below for reference:
> > 
> > libnet-nbname-perl
> > 
> > Thanks for your work in maintaining the Debian Perl ecosystem!
> > 
> > Best wishes
> > Dominic.
> > on behalf of the Debian Perl Team
> > 

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