[aur-general] Orphans in community part II

DaNiMoTh jjdanimoth at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 14:29:36 EDT 2008

2008/10/7, Ángel Velásquez <angvp at archlinux.com.ve>:
> Daenyth Blank ha scritto:
>>> I propose no packages are moved unless they are out-of-date.  There is no
>>> point removing perfectly good binaries from the repos.
>>> Allan
>> I second this.
> This have sense. so let's wait to the day in which these packages are
> out of date to move to unsupported...
> Now, this is not the subject but i will point it because Allan mentioned
> 'out-of-date'. The other question that I have is: what about community
> packages out-of-date because the maintainer seems to be dead? and these
> aren't inactive (not officially).
> This is quite complicate, some maintainers let grab their packages, and
> some don't, and the case is worst, when we are talking about any Dev.
> E-mailing without any reply (btw I consider a lack of respect, i prefer
> a reply later or any contact try to reply) is the most common case, and
> maybe nobody dare to point people, I won't point with my finger anyone
> (so don't worry), I am just trying to do a call for reflection, to
> improve our work.
> Nothing more, and I apologize if exist some inconvenient with this e-mail.
> --
> Angel Velásquez
> angvp @ irc.freenode.net
> Arch Linux Trusted User (TU)
> http://www.angvp.com

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