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Re: [octave-forge] bioinfo package (previous reasons to set it to unmain
Re: [octave-forge] bioinfo package (previous reasons to set it to unmaintained?)
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:57:53 +0100
On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 08:57:31PM +0000, Carnë Draug wrote:
> On 14 December 2017 at 20:03, Olaf Till <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 10:23:15PM +0100, Alois Schloegl wrote:
> >> Dear octave maintainers,
> >> the bioinfo package is currently unmaintained . Nevertheless, i've
> >> added the functions fastaread, fastqread and graphtraverse in the
> >> repository, and I'd like to prepare a new release (v0.2.0).
> >> Cheers,
> >> Alois
> > Again, nice to produce a release of this. Some remarks are at the tracker:
> > https://sourceforge.net/p/octave/package-releases/322/
> > Does anybody remember if there was a specific reason to set this
> > package to unmaintained, except the long time without commits? The
> > last commit before Alois' was 2013, but AFAICS the package should
> > still have worked more or less...
> No specific reason other than having no maintainer. I had contacted
> Bill Denney in 2011, the list package maintainer, who requested to be
> removed has maintainer.
> Marking bioinfo as unmaintained was proposed in 2014  and no one
> spoke against that one. Also, the last commit may had been in 2013
> but the last release had been in 2009.
Thanks, so it seems a new release would be ok.
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