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From: "Marijn Schouten (hkBst)" <hkBst@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Improving developer/user communication (was Re: net-im/pidgin protocols)
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 09:39:08
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Robert Buchholz wrote:
> On Thursday, 19. July 2007 22:39, Jeroen Roovers wrote: >>> Marijn Schouten (hkBst) wrote: >>>> Associate an irc-channel with each package. >> Associate how? Sounds like a lot of work at the least and a lot of >> cruft at the worst. > > It could be included in the herds.xml: > > <herd> > <name>kde</name> > <email>kde@g.o</email> > <description>KDE and related packages</description> > <irc>irc://</irc> > <irc>irc://</irc> > <maintainer> > <email>caleb@g.o</email> > </maintainer> > ... > </herd> > > This way, it would not cruft any packages. Still for packages where a > certain group of people maintain, it would show where to find them and > other users. > > Where could it be displayed to users? I mean, herdstat of course, but > somehow the info would have to reach Joe User, too.
I was thinking of including it in the info that is spit out when you search for a package, for example: eix -e pidgin * net-im/pidgin (#gentoo-pidgin, #gentoo-desktop) Available versions: (~)2.0.0 (~)2.0.1 (~)2.0.2 {avahi bonjour cjk crypt dbus debug doc eds gadu gnutls groupwise gstreamer gtk krb4 meanwhile msn ncurses networkmanager nls perl prediction qq sasl silc spell ssl startup-notification tcl tk xscreensaver zephyr} Homepage: Description: GTK Instant Messenger client Marijn -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - iD8DBQFGoIHOp/VmCx0OL2wRAgSwAKC1lZLSQJTO/D8+EihimHrSPFyebQCfSa/c J9W7pAXA59cPJCfR8UIEVCw= =yl3d -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-project@g.o mailing list