[pkg-php-pear] Creating a PHP PECL team

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Sun Oct 13 09:10:45 UTC 2013

On 10/02/2013 05:23 PM, Lior Kaplan wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to share an idea, and see if there are any supports (or
> objections) for it.
> While we try to reduce the load of the PHP team, and move non core PHP
> packages to the PEAR team, I think we've mixed too much in one team.
> I would like to split the PHP extensions, mainly coming from PECL, to a
> separate team. The reason is to split arch:any packages which are
> effected by PHP transitions (e.g. the 5.4 support patches) to arch:all
> packages which just need PHP to work.
> The other reason to the creation of a different team than the PHP
> maintainers is to allow focusing on PHP itself (reducing mails and bug
> report). The amount of PHP extensions, and their quick updates create
> "noise" which is not always relevant for PHP itself.
> Thoughts? Comments?
> Kaplan

Separation of topics into different areas is always good. I support the
idea fully.


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