[aur-general] Removing comments from AUR

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 21:19:25 EDT 2009

2009/6/26 Angel Velásquez <angvp at archlinux.com.ve>:
> Sometimes the maintainer in this case is a Dev or a TU, and eventually
> they are full of work and they doesn't reply the emails or let the
> packages out of date or with bugs (in the AUR history *this* fact is
> happening), what should do the user in this case?:
> 1.- send an email to the ml? --> will be ignored by everypeople. (and
> probably the maintainer, and plus force the user to subscribe to the
> ml, maybe the user isn't a packager, just an user reporting anything
> like "this package shouldn't depend on bla bla")
> 2.- "open a bug report", come on dude, not every people will register
> to the bt to fill a bug report, maybe if one account will work for
> everything, but this is not the case.
> 3.- Open a bbs thread (pfff hehee .. I just will laugh about it)
> 4.- IRC? (why if maintainer isn't active on that?)
> And plus, sometimes Comments helps the maintainer of a package a LOT.
> So, this discussion is irrelevant, please when you do an upgrade you
> don't remove features at least these are unuseful, and reading this
> thread, more people are agree to keep the comments.
> Thanks
I already replied to these many times.

Do you know of another project that enables user comments? I know of none.
Yet they seem to get by fine with mailing lists, IRC channels, and
personal emails.

Anyway: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/15265


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