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Re: Your Sage related Debian packages

Hi Tim,

that's nice. Turns out all the git repositories except guava, sympow and
tachyon were already present on alioth/debian-science. I transferred
these three now too.


Am 17.12.2012 15:52, schrieb Tim Abbott:
> Tobias,
> I'm excited to hear that efforts to package Sage for Debian are under
> way again!
> You have my permission for members of the debian-science team to take
> over maintenance of any/all of my Sage-related packages (aka all of my
> packages other than config-package-dev).  There's no need to ask further
> permission on a case-by-case basis or keep me on the Uploaders list --
> not being a student anymore, I have very little time to devote to
> Safe-related work, and it's probably best spent answering any questions
> the folks with time have for me about my previous efforts.
> I have git repositories for all the packages I made available at
> <http://web.mit.edu/sage/git/>.  They aren't up to date with the latest
> NMUs, but should save you time importing everything.
> I wish you the best of luck with this project!
> P.S.: I'm not subscribed to debian-science@, so I will miss any replies
> that don't explicitly CC me.
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Tobias Hansen <thansen@debian.org
> <mailto:thansen@debian.org>> wrote:
>     Hi!
>     With efforts to have Sage in Debian reemerging, a lot of your packages
>     have to be updated. I guess you don't mind if that happens? The question
>     is how the transition of packages to additional or new maintainers
>     should happen. Can people just take over or do you want to be asked on a
>     case-by-case basis? Do you want to stay in the Uploaders field along
>     with new maintainers? In case you have a general preference, please
>     consider stating that on the debian-science list (feel free to include
>     parts of this mail).
>     Another question is version control. Did you use version control for the
>     packaging / is there history that should be kept? Otherwise we would
>     just import the available Debian revisions into git repositories I
>     guess.
>     Cheers,
>     Tobias Hansen
> -- 
>         -Tim Abbott

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