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Re: packages with invalid maintainer fields

On Sat, Jun 18, 2005 at 08:52:17PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> writes:
> > If the package is improperly maintained, someone else will take it over
> > sooner or later and give it the love it needs, regardless of what is in the
> > Maintainer: field.  Ignoring questions about the package (whether
> > machine-assisted or through pure human means) is not a sign of an improperly
> > maintained package.
> One of the tasks of Debian maintainers is to assist users.


> If a maintainer is throwing some of their mail away totally unread, they
> aren't doing what is required, and the package is *not* being properly
> maintained.

Feel free to have me kicked out of the project then.  I throw a *lot* of
mail away without ever even considering reading it.  I suspect you do, too.

- matt

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