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Re: [Nano-devel] time for a 2.5.4-pre1?

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] time for a 2.5.4-pre1?
Date: Fri, 6 May 2016 16:00:41 -0400

On 06 May 2016 01:23, Chris Allegretta wrote:
> On Fri, May 6, 2016 at 12:37 AM, Chris Allegretta wrote
> > I'd love to crown a new official maintainer, but I'm not aware of
> > anyone who has the time commitment, who's willing to assign their work
> > to GNU, and will work inside the Savannah system.  At least one hasn't
> > materialized yet.
> In fact, it's high time we all faced facts that this project is not
> being run at all like a GNU project should. Basically, accepting
> patches from folks outside Savannah is supposed to require copyright
> assignment to the FSF - see
> - DLR did a great job of rounding up all these assignments back in the
> day, and we've strayed far off that path. Today I'm basically rubber
> stamping releases which are mostly not FSF-assigned code, which is not
> in the spirit of the project.
> I need *all* folks who are actively submitting patches to speak up
> right now about whether they want their changes to be assigned to the
> FSF and/or whether they're willing to work in the Savannah system. If
> folks are not interested in following that process, the best thing
> might just be to move to github or another repository and abandon the
> guise that we are acting according to GNU guidelines. Benno, Mike S,
> Mike F, Mark M, especially interested in hearing your take.

while i don't think i've done one specifically for nano, i've done it
for others, so i don't really care about doing another one for nano.

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