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Bug#221258: RFS: kdar -- Backup and Restore Utility for KDE (the KDE Disk archiver)

* Andrew T. Bennett [Wed, 10 Aug 2005 17:00:38 -0400]:

> On Wednesday 10 August 2005 4:08 am, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > > Request for sponsor and/or mentor for the package "kdar".

> >   Uhm, there seems to be a (perhaps outdated) ITP for it, #221258.
> >   Andrew, are you familiar with the RFP/ITP mechanism in Debian? Can you
> >   ping the owner of the ITP?

> I was unaware of the RFP/ITP policy in Debian.  After reading a little on it, 
> I'm still slightly confused on what must be done.

> I e-mailed the owner of the ITP #221258, Roman Kreisel <roman.kreisel@web.de>, 
> but received a "Mailzustellung fehlgeschlagen / Mail delivery failed".  I 
> tried searching for other e-mail addresses associated with his name, but 
> could not find anything.

  Well, he's certainly acctive and the account should work (see e.g.
  [1], from today). I'm CC'ing him to make him aware of this.

    [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-kde/2005/08/msg00109.html

> If the package is presumably orphaned and no contact can be made with the 
> owner of the ITP, what is the next step?  Does someone with authority examine 
> the situation and mark the package as "Orphaned", or is nothing done until 
> contact can be made with the owner?  Or am I missing the boat completely and 
> I need to do more reading on Debian's policies?

> Sorry for all of the questions.

Adeodato Simó
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