[DebianGIS-dev] Postgis on debian
fsluiter at science.uva.nl
Tue Sep 13 13:26:39 UTC 2005
Thanks, I have mailed Alex again (did so a few weeks ago with a bug report
also and got no reply). I'll let you know what the reply is.
BTW, a few lines were missing in your reply, but I think I got the gist of
it: try Alex first, if that doesn't work we can proceed from there. I
agree that it is the right way to go.
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 07:08:39PM +0200, Floris Sluiter wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have used your mapserver packages for quite a while now, thanks!
>> A related package to your effort is Postgis. Now there is a maintainer
>> that package: Alex Bodnaru, but he has not responeded to critical bugs
>> over 122 days. I would be glad to become a maintainer for this package
>> I do not know if this maintainer actually stopped.
>> BTW: I'm currently not a developer for debian, but I am a professional
>> software engineer and have been using debian extensively for years
>> out http://meridian.science.uva.nl/bambas for a sample of my work).
>> However, I would need a mentor/advocate to help me get started with
>> My questions are these:
>> Could you check if Alex Bodnaru has in fact stopped?
>> If so: maybe you would consider taking postgis over yourself?
> Simply asking him is the better thing to do. This mail is
> Consider that currently we have a few stoppers in development due
> to recent C++ and libraries transitions.
>> If not: maybe you would be willing to help me to become a maintainer for
>> this package?
> If you read
> you'll have all details about proper maintainership. Me or pere can be
> sponsors when you would have something ready and Alex would agree.
> Francesco P. Lovergine
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