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Re: Group up orphaned packages in order to find adopter faster

> On Mon, 27 Oct 2008 18:04:06 +0100, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> > - trying to partition this list in different subset, to facilitate the
> > adoption by people/team intested in a specific category of packages
> > An example of its output is in attach, run minutes before sending this
> > email, just to give you an idea of waht the script does.
> Looks like a nice idea to me.
> > This is the result of the happy interaction I had once with perl-group
> > (in particular gregoa) in adopting orphaned perl modules.
> /me blushes :)

I second this - gregoa is very helpful.
> > So, do you think it's something worth keeping at QA group level? maybe
> > preparing a webpage or so?
> I think a regular mail to interested lists would be better than a web
> page (push vs. pull, a.k.a. forgetting to look at web pages).
> I can imagine that at least the pkg-perl group would be interested in
> a e.g. monthly mail with "you might be interested in the following
> orphaned packages ...".

I second this - this would be useful for new people joining the group
to go through a list of relevant packages that may need adoption.


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