GIMP *final* release for Gutsy?
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Mon Nov 12 13:20:36 UTC 2007
On Mon, 12 Nov 2007 23:52:29 +1100
Christopher James Halse Rogers <chalserogers at gmail.com> wrote:
> But you don't need to be a MOTU to do the work, and since gimp is in
> main, it doesn't much help being a MOTU either. The uploading to the
> archives part is by far the quickest and simplest part of the whole
> process. Once you've updated the packaging, and tested it thouroughly
> yourself it will be much less work (read: much more likely to happen)
> for the core-dev to pick it up, check it for sanity, and (hopefully)
> upload to gutsy-proposed. Where you now get to thoroughly test it
> before it gets into -updates.
It's not as simple is that, you need a sponsor for your patches to be
approved. And currently there are 45 "bugs" in the sponsorship queue,
5 are committed, 4 in progress, 3 triaged, 16 confirmed (one as late as
2006-03-03) and 17 new the oldest dating back to 2006-12-14.
So it comes down to workload at the MOTU side. I won't discuss this
here anymore, like I mentioned we have had this thread before on two
> Not helping because you don't have upload privilages to the archives
> seems a pretty poor excuse. You really don't need to be able to
> upload directly to the archives to usefully contribute! You don't
> have to be aiming to become a MOTU in order to usefully contribute.
> Chris Halse Rogers
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