[Slackbuilds-users] Being upstream and maintainer

Andreas Guldstrand andreas.guldstrand at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 23:16:30 UTC 2016

I'm both upstream and maintainer of the sbotools slackbuild, and I
find it very convenient.

It's not really "pushing" your own stuff to submit it to SBo, as
people will only really find it if they're actually searching for it.

On 9 September 2016 at 01:03, Daniel Prosser <dpross1100 at msn.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Recently I have switched to Awesome WM. I was looking for a tool to create an
> application menu and came across awemenugen. However, I found it didn't work
> so well (doesn't support icons, doesn't ignore .desktop files with
> NoDisplay=true, creates empty categories, not to mention that you need jdk to
> run it), so I wrote a similar tool in python addressing these issues:
> https://github.com/montagdude/awesome-appmenu
> I have a SlackBuild ready to go, but I wanted to ask if it's okay to be both
> "upstream" and maintainer. I can guess that there are some reasons this would
> be encouraged, but I don't want to give the appearance I am using SBo to push
> my own stuff.
> Dan Prosser
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