[aur-general] Removing comments from AUR

Angel Velásquez angvp at archlinux.com.ve
Thu Jun 25 21:21:39 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 8:49 PM, Grigorios Bouzakis<grbzks at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 packages out of date or with bugs (in the AUR history *this* fact is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.

That's why I like Arch, because is different than other projects, if
you want those features, then go to "other projects"

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

I will post there :)
> --
> Greg

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