F7 Zope package

Josh Boyer jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Tue May 8 21:11:00 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 23:18 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 13:44 -0500, David G. Mackay wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 18:26 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> >>
> >>> It's got very little to do with upstream. The problem is that there is
> >>> no _Fedora_ maintainer with enough time and energy to make the package
> >>> work as part of _Fedora_.
> >> I have asked several times what leads to  the expectation that a package
> >> that has been the primary package for FC6 and generated only 12 bugzilla
> >> entries during that time would suddenly become a massive problem.  I can
> >> understand that care would need to be taken to prevent unintended
> >> interactions between 2.4 and 2.5, but that's doable.  More specifically,
> >> we've discussed the option of putting it under the zope directory
> >> hierarchy.  Someone would have to actively dig to find it and use it out
> >> of context if that were the case.
> > 
> > Yes.  Again, someone would have to do the work.  Who's volunteering to
> > start?
> > 
> The zope maintainer? AFAIK no one has asked him if he would be willing to try 
> this, instead it he has been forbidden to even try. Bad leadership if you ask me.

Jonathan has been sent an email asking what his ideal outcome is and has
been requested to forward that to FESCo.  We've now officially asked.

If he wants to attempt something, that would be great.  Otherwise
someone else will have to step up.


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