[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Bug#783880: xiphos: new version
Dimitri John Ledkov
dimitri.ledkov at surgut.co.uk
Fri May 1 04:30:22 BST 2015
On 30 April 2015 at 22:05, joe belisle <joebelisle32 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Package: xiphos
> Version: 3.2.2+dfsg1-1
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> Would you please update Xiphos to the new release? It fixes bugs 769940,
> 770713, and 772600. Bug #769940 has been here now since November of 2014 and
> no one has responded to it in all these months.
> I've been a Debian user for almost 10 years now and this is the worst developer
> response I've ever seen to a problem in Debian packages. Silence for 6 months
> is not what I would call a prompt response to problems.
> What has happened to Debian?
I no longer use nor develop Xiphos, thus lost interest in maintaining
packages for it.
Ditto libsword, biblitime, et.al.
If you are interested in updating the package, please see debian or
ubuntu packaging guides and start packaging an update.
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