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Re: binary packages

From: Rafael Laboissiere
Subject: Re: binary packages
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 10:39:16 -0600
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* Dirk Eddelbuettel <address@hidden> [2004-02-15 08:25]:

> Now, while we're at the topic of wishlists, I would like someone else to
> join Debian and share the maintainership with me. I have put enough work in
> over the years to not drop this like a hot potato into the lap of a random
> Debian developer, so I'll wait some more. 
> But the fact is that I have stopped to use Octave on a regular basis, and
> that is not a good basis for excellence in package maintenance.  And that
> really is what we're shooting for here.
> Interested parties for this sub-task should feel free to mail me on- or
> off-list.

[Replying on-list, because there may be other Debian developers hearing

A good starting point would be to create a project at, and
put your Debian files under CVS control.  IMO, giving visibility through
alioth will be a good way to atract new volunteers.


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