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Re: Do we need a new maintainer for fetchmail?
Am 30.11.2010 16:12, schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> We don't have a problem with maintainance sharing and we already have
> packages doing that. The X server is maintained by two guys, for
> instance. But it's an item of consent between the sharing maintainers.
Sure. This won't work in competition, but only based on collaboration.
> From our perspective it's rather important to have at least *one*
> maintainer for a package who's willing not only to keep a package in a
> good shape, but also to answer user questions on the cygwin list. This
> is due to the fact that we have a rather small base of experienced users
> on the list, who can help less experienced users. It doesn't help to
> have thousands of packages if there's nobody who keeps an eye on the
> package *and* the problems of the users.
I'd rather keep an eye on the list postings, redirect non-Cygwin specifics to
the fetchmail-lists (or FAQ indeed) than commit to packaging. However, there
hasn't been end-user-oriented fetchmail-related disucssion on the cygwin list in
> Having said that, if Jason is ok with sharing maintainership between the
> two of you, even if you don't participate on the cygwin ML, we're
> certainly content with the arrangement.