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Re: [Sylvain Beucler] Re: [Savannah-hackers] posting news in absence of

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Sylvain Beucler] Re: [Savannah-hackers] posting news in absence of project maintainer
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2004 15:59:10 +0200
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On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 02:36:34PM +0100, Dave Love wrote:
> Sylvain Beucler <address@hidden> writes:
> > Or, I can change the project description and state that the project
> > is now merged with Emacs.
> That would probably be best.

Read all your mail!
After Eli's reply, I set you "news manager" of project 'url'.

> > Also, Dave is not an admin, but a member, of project Emacs.
> ??  I'm just a user.

I see that user "fx", ie "Dave Love" is member of project 'emacs'.

Anyway, I meant "Eli".

> > This is
> > tedious, but the process is against the way Savannah normaly works
> > (ie, the admin does the project administration, not the members :))
> It's a pity it's often hard to help GNU these days...  There must be a
> mechanism for dealing with a maintainer going missing.

Indeed. What procedure do you suggest?

For GNU maintainers, we have real-life contact information; for other
projects, we do not, so it'll be harder.

> > Is William M. Perry still silent?
> Yes, as far as I know.  He mostly has been for a year or two.  That's
> why I asked.

William is registered in the 'maintainers' files (for w3.el). I could
ask the FSF (I don't know who exactly) to call him and have officially
"step over" for this project.


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