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Re: Maintainer Responsibilities



>> You are still presuming your users to be interested in developing and
>> working on your package.
>>
>> This simply does not apply - They want to use your package.
>
> I see 2 possibilities:
> * either the user wants his/her bug fixed, in that case he/she is
> responsible for reporting it to the appropriate place,
> * or the user does not care about having the bug fixed, that's fine with me,
> we can just close it, less work for me. ;-) If somebody actually cares,
> he/she'll report it upstream. If nobody cares, why bother fixing it?

And why can't this "somebody" be the package maintainer ?

I mean, a package maintainer should care about the software he
packages, otherwise, why is he packaging it ? :-/


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Mathieu Bridon (bochecha)


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