closing down debian-multimedia alioth project and l.d.o list?

Paul Wise pabs at
Sat Dec 5 14:03:16 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Free Ekanayaka <freee at> wrote:
> |--==> On Thu, 3 Dec 2009 13:45:07 -0500, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <eric at> said:
>  EDR> As mentioned briefly in the IRC meeting today, there is not much to
>  EDR> discuss about whether or not to do this. I'm just curious to find out
>  EDR> how to go about it.
>  EDR> I imagine the list can't go away so long as any packages have
>  EDR> debian-multimedia at l.d.o in Maintainers: field.
>  EDR> As for the alioth project, I guess we need to see which, if any,
>  EDR> packages remain to be moved.
> There are quite a few still:
> While I totally agree we should aim to eventually shut it down, I think
> we can keep this as low priority, that means change the Maintainer field
> of those packages slowly over the time when they actually need an
> upload.

I'm not active on the team, but I think you should keep both lists. In
the Debian Games team we use debian-devel-games for discussion and
pkg-games-devel for bugs/etc.


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