[Slackbuilds-users] "orphaned" scripts

Chess Griffin chess at chessgriffin.com
Thu May 15 18:34:55 UTC 2008

Phillip Warner wrote:
> I would hope that all the script maintainers are a part of this
> mailing list, but I think that that would be a poor assumption.  In
> light of that, perhaps it would be helpful to automatically add the
> maintainers email to a mailing list when they submit a script.  I do
> not mean this list, but rather one that is to be used only
> occasionally.
> For instance, when the next version of Slackware is about to be
> released an email is usually sent to this list to let us know what
> that the repository will be rolling over soon and there are some
> changes to the new Slackware version that may break ___ type of
> scripts.  This one time email per Slackware release could be sent to
> all the maintainers via this special mailing list.  This would remind
> maintainers that they are maintainers, and to let them know that if
> they haven't done so recently they should take a look at their script
> to see if it is still up to date and compatible.
> --phil

This is a good idea.  Maybe a slackbuilds-maintainers list that can be 
public or private but one to which maintainers are automatically added 
-- something akin to Eric's 'social contract'.

Chess Griffin
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