[Slackbuilds-users] "orphaned" scripts
Scott J. Harmon
harmon at ksu.edu
Thu May 15 18:10:26 UTC 2008
Eric Hameleers wrote:
> alkos333 wrote:
> | There is no way to enforce such contract though. I would like to note
> | that I will remain responsible for every script I have uploaded until
> | somebody else volunteers to take over.
> | On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 12:53 PM, Eric Hameleers
> <alien at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> | alkos333 wrote:
> | | Well, let's slide down the "slippery slope" as Robby so eloquently
> | | puts it every time :). If anybody would like to take over
> | | desktop/3ddesktop, feel free to do so because I don't use it anymore
> | | and have no interest in maintaining the script.
> | Perhaps we should start offering a "social contract" for anyone
> | uploading a submission for SBo - say, we ask you to confirm that you
> | stay responsible for your submission for at least 2 Slackware releases.
> | Eric
> Only joking (but still - we have to find a way to deal with scripts
> that get abandoned) ...
Why? If someone is interested in the package then they will maintain
the script. If no one is interested, the script will sit.
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