Looking for contact with Aaron Kurtz (AWOL?)
belegdol at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 04:04:45 UTC 2007
2007/7/11, Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl>:
> 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
> >> package:
> >> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-maintainers/2007-May/msg00986.html
> >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=235655
> >> 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:
> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras/Policy/AWOL_Maintainers
> >> 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
> >> maintainers-list
> >> about this. Does anyone know howto contact Aaron and / or whats up
> >> with Aaron?
> >> Thanks & Regards,
> >> Hans
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> > 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
> abandon them?
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Well, sorry, I did not express myself clearly. I only mean that I have
next to none programming skills, so if some serious bugs appear in the
applet, I won't be able to fix it. Hopefully it is more clear now.
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