[aur-general] Taking over abandoned / OOD package in AUR: id3ed

Carlos Rivas carl.rivas at gmail.com
Sat Sep 22 00:38:36 EDT 2012

AUR General Group:

The package id3ed located in
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=25040 has
been marked "out of date" and, I strongly believe, abandoned by the current

The URLs that are posted in the "Package Details" page are 404-ing (except
for the TARBALL / PKGBUILD and "ncurses").

Attempts to reach the maintainer result in 550s:

Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

     surma at drebesium.org

Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient
domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further
information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server
returned was: 550 550 Unrouteable address (state 13).

I'd like to take over as package maintainer.  Please advise on what steps I
can take to adopt this abandoned package.

Carlos R.

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