faure at kde.org
Fri Jan 18 12:11:21 GMT 2008
On Friday 18 January 2008, John Layt wrote:
> On Thursday 17 January 2008, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> > On Thursday 17 of January 2008, David Faure wrote:
> > > On Thursday 17 January 2008, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> > > > Hello,
> > > >
> > > > kdecore/MAINTAINERS and kdeui/MAINTAINERS are badly out-of-date, i.e.
> > > > useless. Given that they apparently don't work, is somebody going to
> > > > have a problem with me simply svn rm-ing them?
> > >
> > > So we can start them again from scratch next year? :-P
> > >
> > > The need is still there, I think what we need is a volunteer for applying
> > > the moves and renames (that were done to the files) to the contents
> > > those MAINTAINERS files.
> > I don't think that's enough - just picking the person with the newest
> > copyright item in the file header seems a much better bet. Many files don't
> > have anybody, some files are outdated (e.g. kconfig.cpp). If people haven't
> > kept the file up to date until now, I don't see this changing.
> The reason I didn't update it for KCalendarSystem was it didn't feel right to
> claim the status for myself. I'm sure others feel the same, or don't want to
> step on the currently listed maintainers toes if they are still around (or
> the file has a 'big' name like Waldo on it :-).
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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