[aur-general] TU Application

stefan-husmann at t-online.de stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Wed Oct 8 14:56:30 EDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2008 11:42:30 +0200
> Subject: Re: [aur-general] TU Application
> From: Evangelos Foutras <foutrelis at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion about the Arch User Repository (AUR)"
<aur-general at archlinux.org>

> Ángel Velásquez wrote:
> > * Remove this (vim tag) # vim:set ts=2 sw=2 et: from your packages.

> It doesn't hurt anything and it's included in 
> '/usr/share/pacman/PKGBUILD.proto' so I believe it's preferable to
> it as is. Unless, of course, there is a reason for removing it (e.g. 
> being obsolete).
> > * gcompris, gnome-hearts, movic, xdotool: Maintainer tag is just for
> > (if this become a reality then you can change again to Maintainer,
> > consider to do this change to the next release)
> >   

I always wondered about these tags/comments or what ever they are. I
do not use vim, being fan of emacs. Well, they do not suck me hat much ,
what are their benefits for vim users?

> What should I add myself as, when adopting a package, if not using the

> Maintainer tag? "Contributor" maybe?


> Helping other people write better PKGBUILDs is highly on my 
> priority list as well.

I read some of your threads on bbs.archlinux.org and I think you do a
good job concerning that. 

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