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Re: Slowdown problem of a Debian package

On Wed, 2013-06-19 at 07:58 +0900, Shigio YAMAGUCHI wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a serious problem which is concerned with a Debian
> package. It is also a problem for Debian, I believe.
> If this mail is out of place, I will apologize. Although I
> looked at all mailing lists of Debian, I could not find
> any other list than here for this issue. Would you please
> tell me where I should tell it?

I think you chose the right list.

> The problem above is not a mere trouble between two programmers,
> but a serious obstacle for Free Software. Because Debian users
> are forced to use old software without any explanation.
> I guess that there are such other cases.
> Debian Social Contract says:
>         "2. We will give back to the free software community"
> However, what was "given back to" us from Debian was a gloomy
> thing. Could you please recognize the problem and take appropriate
> measures?

The only way to override a maintainer's decision is through the
Technical Committee <http://www.debian.org/devel/tech-ctte>.


Ben Hutchings
Lowery's Law:
             If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.

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