Looking for contact with Aaron Kurtz (AWOL?)
Hans de Goede
j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Wed Jul 11 20:40:27 UTC 2007
Julian Sikorski wrote:
> 2007/7/8, Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl>:
>> Hi All,
>> As discussed already some time ago on fedora-maintainers list, Aaron
>> Kurtz is
>> not responding to inquiries / bugs about his gnome-applet-sensors
>> I'm interested in picking up this package. Since I'm now a
>> co-maintainer of the
>> lm-sensors package and active in lm-sensors upstream I would like to move
>> forward with this.
>> The reporter of the bug in question has already done a first contact
>> attempt as
>> required by the AWOL-policy:
>> I've just added a second contact attempt to the bug in question, and as
>> required by the AWOL policy I'm now sending a mail to the
>> about this. Does anyone know howto contact Aaron and / or whats up
>> with Aaron?
>> Thanks & Regards,
>> Fedora-maintainers mailing list
>> Fedora-maintainers at redhat.com
> I could take over gnome-applet-netspeed if there are no objections.
> Keep in mind though, that if upstream turns out to be dead, as it
> seems now, I'll retire it.
I've only begun the awol procedure for gnome-applet-sensors, but if aaron has
other packages that are being neglected too, you can request them to be
orphaned by FESco, riding along on this awol procedure.
About gnome-applet-netspeed, of it becomes available, go ahead and take it,
however I must say I don't like you writing: "if upstream turns out to be dead,
as it seems now, I'll retire it.", that seems like a bad policy to me. I
maintain many packages where upstream is dead. As long as users find them
usefull and they don't break left and right because of dependency changes, why
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