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Bug#245826: t-gnus: please maintain and update the package

|--==> Colin Watson writes:

  CW> On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 09:44:46AM +0100, free wrote:
  >>On Sat, 10 Jul 2004 16:02:05 +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
  >>> On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 01:15:12AM +0900, Tatsuya Kinoshita wrote:
  >>> > Package: t-gnus
  >>> > Version:
  >>> > Severity: serious
  >>> > 
  >>> > The t-gnus package has not been updated since 2002-11-25 (the
  >>> > upstream is still active, T-gnus 6.17.1 revision 00 was released
  >>> > on 2004-01-05), and there are lintian errors and other bugs in
  >>> > debian/* files.  I feel that this package is unsuitable for the
  >>> > Debian release.
  >>> I've accordingly scheduled t-gnus to be removed from testing. If
  >>> somebody wants it back, please fix the release-critical bugs promptly.
  >>I've worked a little bit on the package:
  >>t-gnus ( unstable; urgency=low
  >>* New upstream release
  >>* Using dpatch
  >>* Added reference to the common license file for gpl
  >>* Moved postrm to prerm, as the latter is the right place
  >>for install-info --remove.
  >>* Removed double spaces in description
  >>-- Free Ekanayaka <free@agnula.org>  Fri,  5 Nov 2004 00:12:43 +0100
  >>The package is  now updated, lintian free,  and it works (I'm a t-gnus
  >>However I discovered that the texi info documentation is GFDL. Shall I
  >>package a non-free t-gnus-doc for it?

  CW> If you like, but material licensed under the GFDL is permitted in main
  CW> for sarge, so don't worry about it too much for now.


  CW> Are you willing to be the maintainer for this package? The fewer
  CW> orphaned packages we have in a stable release, the better.

Yes, I can do that.

Shall I change the Maintainer field and prepare an NMU?

BTW such at task was also required by my AM in the NM process..



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