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 Uhm, there seems to be a (perhaps outdated) ITP for it, #221258.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 <email@example.com>,
> 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.
, from today). I'm CC'ing him to make him aware of this.
> 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.
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