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Re: [Fwd: Re: Care to sponsor grass?]

On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 05:19:45PM -0500, Steve Halasz wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-02-12 at 23:56 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote: 
> > On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 11:29:38PM -0500, Steve Halasz wrote:
> > > My sponsor suggested I write to you and request that you consider the
> > > grass package in the NEW queue for Sarge. It fixes an RC security bug
> > > and a number of other problems.

> > This bug is no longer RC because grass is no longer in testing (removed for
> > precisely this bug).  If you want grass to be considerd for sarge, I would
> > recommend that you upload a version of the package that fixes the security
> > bug without introducing changes that require NEW processing by ftpmasters.

> I don't know if it's bad form to plead with the release team,

Yes, it is.  The release team is charged with ensuring that the packages
that need to be in a release are there, and that all packages being
considered for a release are in fact releasable; we're not here to go to bat
for maintainers wrt packages that are not currently candidates for release.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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