[aur-general] TU Application - Konstantin Gizdov

Maksim Fomin maksim_fomin at protonmail.com
Fri Oct 26 18:09:50 UTC 2018

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On Friday, October 26, 2018 8:23 PM, Doug Newgard via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> You did thank Felix, but then went on to make your true intent extremely clear.
> You specifically ask why your packages were moved (there doesn't have to be a
> reason), and say things like:
> "The reason I'm asking is because over the years I've added and been
> maintaining some professional software and these packages are part of that
> chain. Colleagues in the field have become accustomed to me for packaging
> with care and updating with new features."
> The aforementioned thanks would appear to be perfunctory, like saying "No
> offense, but you're an idiot".
> Reference:
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/2018-September/034279.html

I see no such attitude. After reading this and previous thread the quote above expresses what happened quite neutrally: AUR package was used by group of people, after moving package to community, some things (important to that group) became broken - presumably because of some changes in community package. There is nothing wrong in telling that one person was maintaining package and his colleagues became accustomed to that package.

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