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Re: Is volatile dead?



On Monday 21 November 2005 10.15, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Adrian von Bidder (avbidder@fortytwo.ch) [051121 08:32]:
> >  * I've not received an answer to my announcement on the d-v mailing
> > list in a week, and investigation of the last three messages in the
> > list archive (re: spamassassin and f-prot-installer) indicate that
> > receiving no comments is nothing unusual.

> You mean, if there is a week where people are only available for
> emergency services, an service is "officially dead"? Sorry, I disagree.

yes, I have only waited a week, and I agree with you that people can be very 
busy for one week and not able to answer mail.   But a week is not the 
impression I get:

Johannes Rohr:
> [Hello, I'm resending this message, as I have been waiting for a
> response for almost a month now]

Marcus Frings
> Four weeks have passed since this announcement, thus I would like to
> kindly ask when this package will hit the official volatile-mirrors. Did
> any problems occur?

This is not just 'a few days'.

As I said, I'm not involved with volatile at all, and getting no answer for 
a week and, on investigating, finding that the relevant mailing list is 
very low-traffic with the latest messages being two other people 
complaining about delays of a month, does not give me a good impression.

If this is a temporary situation, all the better.

greetings
-- vbi



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