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Re: DEP1: how to do an NMU

On 31/05/08 at 20:41 +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Saturday 31 May 2008, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> >     * Have you clearly expressed your intention to NMU, at least on the
> >       BTS? Has the maintainer been notified of it? It is also a good
> >       idea to try to contact the maintainer by other means (private
> >       email, IRC)
> IMO private mail is the wrong way to do this if the intention to NMU has 
> already been registered in the BTS. Maintainers can be expected to read 
> BTS mails for their packages [1]. Sending a private mail is not something 
> I would ever do I think.

I agree with you, but several people mentioned that it would be nice to
try to contact the maintainer directly. This change was a "I don't really
care, let's make those people happy"-change.
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