Putting packages up for adoption

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Sat Mar 21 14:10:03 GMT 2020

On 21/03/2020 12:47, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 20.03.2020 um 13:09 schrieb Jon Turney:
>> On 20/03/2020 03:47, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>>> Hello Cygwin package maintainers,
>> [...]
>>> To that end, in the best interest of the community, please consider my
>>> packages up for adoption.  I don't expect that any one person will take
>>> all of them; some are obsolete and due for removal anyway, some should
>>> be picked up as soon as possible, and others might just end up
>>> bitrotting if nobody is interested in them.  However, in whatever there
>>> is interest (or need), hopefully what is there now will serve as a
>>> strong foundation to on which to continue to build.
>> It's been a pleasure working with you (since 2008!).  Thanks for all 
>> your hard work over the years!
>> I will volunteer to adopt the X.org packages (note by this I really 
>> mean stuff that comes from X.org, it doesn't include toolkits like Qt 
>> or GTK+, or desktop environments like MATE or XFCE)
> I can offer to adopt xterm, unicode-ucd and 
> unicode-cldr-emoji-annotation, generalizing the latter to unicode-cldr.
> Thomas

I moved maintainership of those packages to you.

I guess unicode-cldr also needs adding, obsoleting 
unicode-cldr-emoji-annotation, but we can discuss that when you are 
ready to upload.


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