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Re: Epiphany effectively orphaned



On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 15:27 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 12:20 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 15:05 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 11:29 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > > In the course of doing a bug report on Epiphany, it's come up that
> > > > Epiphany is effectively orphaned:
> > > > 
> > > > https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/packages/name/epiphany
> > > > 
> > > > it is owned by gecko-maint, but since it's now based on Webkit, that
> > > > makes no sense, and I see no reason to expect the Gecko maintainers
> > > > group to care about Epiphany.
> > > > 
> > > > It seems like whoever controls the 'gecko-maint' group should formally
> > > > orphan Epiphany, and someone else should pick it up.
> > > > 
> > > > For reference, the bug I was reporting was
> > > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=516938 .
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > I'd say you are making stuff up based on a throwaway comment of mine...
> > 
> > Making what up? How does it make sense for a project that's no longer
> > based on Gecko to be maintained by the Gecko maintainers group?
> 
> Well, what you said was different, namely that it is not maintained at
> all.

sorry, I meant 'orphaned' in the sense that its listed maintainer is no
longer appropriate - it needs to have the listed maintainer changed to
an appropriate person / group.

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Adam Williamson
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