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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] media-optical and net-zope herds are empty
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2012 13:32:03
Message-Id: 1330867876.10135.59.camel@belkin4
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] media-optical and net-zope herds are empty by Ulrich Mueller
El dom, 04-03-2012 a las 14:06 +0100, Ulrich Mueller escribió:
> >>>>> On Sun, 04 Mar 2012, Pacho Ramos wrote: > > > Even if they have some people in their mail aliases, looks like > > herds are empty. > > Sorry for nitpicking, but a "herd" is a collection of packages. So the > herds are not empty, but they have no maintainers.
Well, I knew what a "herd" means exactly per devmanual ;), but, in real world, that "collection of packages" is really orphan (are like maintainer-needed packages but, what is worse, out of radar as they are not listed as orphan at all) (Personally I completely disagree with that sense of "herd" but, as looks the meaning is there since the beginning...)
> > > If nobody volunteers to join to them, I think we should drop that > > herds and move their packages to maintainer-needed in a week or so. > > > What do you think? > > How many packages are in these two herds? If it's only a few, then > this certainly makes sense. > > Ulrich > >
Only two for net-zope, but many more for, for example, sgml and media-optical.


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