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Re: Update CoreUtils

On 05/13/2014 02:36 PM, Chris J. Breisch wrote:
Steven Penny wrote:
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
Funny how you're saying "We" as if you are actually contributing
anything other than criticism.

You want me to contribute? Give me maintenance over one of the aforementioned
packages. Ball is in your court.

If you're ready to maintain something, then you must have successfully built
the version of the package you want to maintain, applied any necessary
Cygwin patches, and gotten it to successfully work on your machine.

Since you've done all that, I am touched by your concern that the rest of us
are running out-of-date stuff, and am glad that you are so eager to
contribute. I'm sure Eric et al. would be happy to accept the assistance.
PTC. (

Of course, if you haven't yet successfully built the version of the package
you want to maintain, haven't applied the necessary Cygwin patches, and
haven't gotten it to successfully work on your machine, then it's a bit
ludicrous to expect someone to name you the maintainer of said package. You
haven't shown any evidence of your ability to perform in that capacity.

...and Eric has.  Until he relinquishes his packages or disappears, the
majority (at least) of those on the list that use his packages appreciate
his efforts in the past and look forward to his support going forward.

If Eric decides to give up one or more of the packages you're interested
in picking up as maintainer, then we'll all be appreciative of your efforts
too. :-)



A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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