Future of MOTU
Brian J Mingus
Brian.Mingus at Colorado.EDU
Thu Mar 25 18:15:45 GMT 2010
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 9:04 AM, Stephan Hermann <sh at sourcecode.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Mar 2010 06:33:45 +0100
> Morten Kjeldgaard <mok at bioxray.dk> wrote:
> > On 23/03/2010, at 22.32, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> > > How many people working on that task and how many Ubuntu packages
> > > needs
> > > to be ported to Debian? Can we rely on the folks who port Ubuntu
> > > packages back into Debian or is this more only a wish?
> > Porting is not the problem, it's getting the package sponsored in
> > Debian.
> I think it's not a problem of sponsoring...many MOTUs are as well DDs
> and if this is not the case, we could ask for sponsorship from pitti,
> doko or whoever.
> This is really not the problem.
> REVU is a nice tool, but the real problem is, then when it comes to
> updates, noone is back on that.
> Pushing software into ubuntu is not a difficult problem. But who takes
> care about it afterwards?
> MOTUs/Ubuntu developers who are pushing self made packages taking care
> about them afterwards, but drive by contributors don't.
> And what is a package worth who nobody cares about?
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I have run my own (K)Ubuntu repository for four years so your stereotype
must not be completely true.
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