[arch-releng] anyone wants to take over maintainership of AIF?

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 7 15:20:02 EDT 2012

On 08/07/2012 07:10 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Aug 2012 18:01:43 +0200
> Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Am 07.08.2012 17:45, schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
>>>>> anyway, i wanted to do "transfer ownership" in github, but it complains because
>>>>> "jdodds/aif already exists"
>>>>> so i'ld suggest you remove your aif repo on github (of course keep your commits locally so you don't loose anything), then i'll transfer ownership.
>>>> Done. I'll do my best to take good care of AIF.
>>> i requested the transfer with github. good luck, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch, i'll try to provide feedback where I can (but you can take it in the direction you want)
>> At some point, I'd like to transfer the permissions to the official AIF
>> repo on archlinux.org. I won't do that until I see some work done
>> though. Until then, ask an Arch developer to pull your github.
> the way I saw it, Jeremiah would become the primary maintainer (in his github repo)
> and we remove http://projects.archlinux.org/aif.git/
> quite frankly, that repo has done nothing but causing confusion.  I've always preferred github.
> now you're basically saying "arch linux developers" are the new aif maintainer. that's fine by me too.
> I didn't expect any arch devs to be interested in the burden of maintaining aif.
> Dieter

In my opinion, I see this confusion the primary reason nobody
contributes to AIF.

Is AIF an arch project or not?

If is in arch project, then our users should use our bugtracker to
report bugs, use arch-releng to send patches.

If not, then why we are discussion this here?


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