[aur-general] TU Application - Konstantin Gizdov

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.org
Fri Oct 26 18:16:13 UTC 2018

On Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:09:50 +0000
Maksim Fomin via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> 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.

Except there was nothing wrong with the packages in Community, nothing had

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