[aur-general] Moving packages to Community

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 5 14:35:08 EST 2011

On 02/05/2011 08:31 PM, Gergely Imreh wrote:
> Hi,
> Recently a couple of my packages have been moved to Community but the
> process feels a little uneasy to me.

I moved a lot of packages from AUR in community/extra and every time i 
did sent a "thank you" note. From that amount of messages i sent, only 
once i got a reply. ONCE.

Should i be dissapointed? I guess yes. I am? No.

> My proposition is: could it be a policy to check with the maintainer
> first before initiating a move? If someone wants to keep a package
> then they should be able to, especially since they could not have been
> doing such a a bad job if their package has become popular.

that is the perfect world but we don't live in such world. At least your 
name remains as contributor for that build.


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