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Re: Idea for maintaining packages up for adoption

Le mardi 19 juillet 2005 à 10:34 +0200, Benjamin BAYART a écrit :
> > and I can't see how the proposal will add anything that
> > can't already be done if you have active users & developers.
> The main difference is between having developpers and having
> Debian-developpers. When you say a package is orphaned this is a Debian
> status, which might not be that right in the real world.


> If a package is orphaned in Debian, but still have users and people
> willing to maintain the software, this proposition can help. More over,
> as Raphael explained, the same scheme might be used to obtain some other
> contributions from communities not in Debian. He gave the exemple of
> Perl, which is a good one.

Just to be clear, the Debian perl team is mostly composed of Debian
Developers ... but it's not required since the alioth project enables
external contributors to help.

Raphaël Hertzog -+- http://www.ouaza.com
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