[aur-general] Adoptable AUR packages

Chris Brannon cmbrannon at cox.net
Mon Apr 6 14:40:00 EDT 2009

Ashok Gautham wrote:
> There are three kinds of orphans in AUR at the moment.
> 1) A sea of packages that have either become obselete or have been
> added in some other package. ( Like dolphin ).
> 3) The last category is where maintainers do not have the time
> to do justice to their packages and hence orphan it.

IMHO, this is the sort of information that the maintainer should provide
in the package's "comments" section when he disowns it.
Likewise, if someone flags something as out-of-date, he probably ought to leave 
a note.

-- Chris

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