[DRE-maint] [IMPORTANT] future of pkg-ruby-extras
lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Fri Jan 7 23:11:54 UTC 2011
On 08/01/11 at 00:07 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> The pkg-ruby-extras group has existed for a long time. It serves an
> important purpose - but it has grown a bit crufty. This means, we have
> several people listed who are not active in the group anymore, and we
> have many packages nobody is taking care of. And that's not good.
> As you might know, I have decided to reduce my involvement in Debian
> Ruby (see http://www.lucas-nussbaum.net/blog/?p=617 for details). I
> don't know yet what I will continue to do, and it might very well be
> During the last months, I feel that I was the main DD feeling
> responsible for the pkg-ruby-extras team. While leaving, I don't want
> to leave it in a bad state, so I'd like to clean up its state first.
> There are two sides of it, team members and packages.
> 1) Team members
> We currently have 52 team members listed on alioth, which is a lot
> considered the number of active members.
> So, if you want to stay a member of the team (which is fine, I
> encourage you to continue to contribute to the team, and I'm also
> planning to stay a member for now!), please reply to this mail within
> the following two weeks, stating your alioth login. If you don't
> reply, you will be removed from the team.
Alioth login: lucas
I will continue to maintain:
(I'm upstream for those two)
Those ones are useful and should probably find someone that cares about
them (not me):
> libdb-ruby (U)
> libsetup-ruby (U)
> ruby-pkg-tools (U)
I already requested removal for those ones:
> mahoro (U)
> ruby-taglib (U)
I'm not sure about those ones:
> ncurses-ruby (U)
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