Multimedia Teams in Debian

Joost Yervante Damad andete at
Thu Apr 24 12:36:52 UTC 2008

On Thursday 24 April 2008 11:31:41 tim hall wrote:
> Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> > Felipe Sateler <fsateler at> writes:
> >>> If the debian-multimedia team is indeed dead, we should avoid setting
> >>> it in the maintainer field of any package. Nobody is served with
> >>> unreachable (or non-existant) maintainers.
> >>
> >> Note that the (some?) maintainers are still active AFAICS, it's just
> >> that the list itself isn't useful. I haven't seen much collaboration.
> >
> > Well, this rather supports my suggestion to not use the mailing list in
> > the maintainer field, doesn't it?

In my opinion the packages would be better served if they just had individual 
maintainers assigned. This is one of the reasons I removed my timidity 
package from the debian-multimedia team.


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