Bzr maintenance.

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Sun Jan 19 16:10:58 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 10:32:21AM +0400, John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> >> It's hardly a proposal to take over maintainership of the entire 
> >> project.
> > 
> > Right. I would be interested in seeing something more Richard can
> > show us of a more specific proposal to the community and an
> > ensuing discussion.
> > 
> 
> This has mostly been driven by private conversations with Richard
> Stallman, Vincent, and myself. RMS was concerned about the level of
> activity and wanted someone else to be the official GNU Maintainer. We
> should have probably discussed it more in public, but Richard and I
> have been discussing handing over the work to do official maintenance
> for bzr.
Thanks for clarifying. It did seem a bit out of the blue. :-)

> Specifically, the idea is that we still have a community, Vincent and
> I can contribute technical expertise where we can, but we can have
> someone else actually doing the managing, recruitment requests,
> driving releases, etc.
Likewise, I'm happy to help anybody interested in hacking
bzr-git/bzr-svn/bzr-gtk/etc.

Cheers,

Jelmer
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