Re: DEP1: how to do an NMU
On 31/05/08 at 23:43 +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Saturday 31 May 2008, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > I also stressed that in the intro, and removed the second paragraph of
> > the intro, which didn't really add any value.
> > + * If the maintainer is usually active and responsive, have you
> > + tried to contact him? In general it should be considered
> > preferable + that a maintainer takes care of an issue himself and
> > that he is + given the chance to review and correct your patch,
> > because he can + be expected to be more aware of things that an
> > NMUer might miss.
> "things" is a bit vague: s/things that an NMUer might miss/potential
> issues which an NMUer might miss/
> > +This is not a license to perform NMUs thoughtlessly. If you NMU when
> > +it is clear that the maintainers are active and would have
> > acknowledged +a patch in a more timely manner, or if you ignore the
> > recommendations of +this document, be warned, there is no protection
> > for you here. You should +always be prepared to defend the wisdom of
> > any NMU you perform on its +own merits.
> s/more timely/timely/
> The "more" does not really refer back to anything.
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