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Re: gold star requests
> > All back-ordered gold stars should also now have been awarded.
> You might look at old ITA messages, too. I'm sorta owed some for
> adopting orphaned packages. I don't know that I really deserve them,
> since I don't release new versions very often, but maybe others who
> actually do put a lot of time into their packages are missing stars.
OK, I'll look back at ITAs as I have time. Igor's last update was in Dec.
2007 so I'd only have to look back that far.
In general I look to CV and CGF for gold star requests. Adopting an
orphaned package should generally be good for one, but if there's a
judgment involved about how active someone is being at maintaining a
package they adopted... that's starting to turn into a research project for
me. Maintaining HTML file filled with archaic tags and constructions: OK,
no problem. Researching people's package maintenance histories: no,
> Also, I don't see why stars expire. Long service shouldn't be discounted.
Yeah, good point. I agree, we should take that part out, if there are no
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