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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 13:34:51
Message-Id: 1330868052.10135.61.camel@belkin4
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] media-optical and net-zope herds are empty by Pacho Ramos
El dom, 04-03-2012 a las 14:31 +0100, Pacho Ramos escribió:
> 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) >
Also, after re-reading devmanual, being 100% strict that collection of packages need to be "associated to a set of maintainers" (that is currently not the case :( )
> (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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