kiwix: my first look at the package

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at
Thu May 31 17:02:53 UTC 2012

On 18:43 Thu 31 May     , Mike Gabriel wrote:
> Hi Vasudev,

> I maybe will get to that tonight or tomorrow...

That will be great.

> ><snipped>
> >
> >>@Vasudev: about the maintainer field in the package... Team-maintained in
> >>the way I and others understand it means that the Maintainer: field of a
> >>package holds a mailing list as e-Mail address. People on the package are
> >>marked as uploaders. Is that ok for you?
> >
> >Yes it is okay for me to make Debian-Edu team as maintainer and act as
> >uploader for the package, infact I already sent a request on alioth to
> >join Debian-Edu team for this same purpose. Please consider accepting
> >the request :-)..
> >
> >I should have changed maintainer field myself yesterday but I forgot
> >to do so. I already maintain several packages as part of debian-in,
> >pkg-fonts and pkg-ruby-extras team so being part of one more team will
> >be nice experience for me :-)
> Great!!!

I did these changes already see my previous mail to the list.

> >With Best Regards
> BTW: do you have upload rights in Debian (I don't)? Or do we have to
> look for a sponsor?

I'm currently a DM so some one needs to upload the package for Debian
first and activate DM-Upload-Allowed then I can do the upload from
next release. My Debian mentor Kartik had agreed to sponsor kiwix once
its ready. I'm ccing him so once ready he can do the upload.

With Best Regards
Vasudev Kamath
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