Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sat Sep 10 00:05:49 UTC 2011

Al Dunsmuir wrote:
> I agree, provided you mean "not necessarily by each package's maintainer".
> In some cases, folks working on the common goal do need the assistance of
> the package maintainer.  Alternatively, the package maintainer may be able
> to make the required changes in a timely manner on their own.

Of course, diligent package maintainers should be able to do the changes. We 
just should not wait forever for the lazy, too busy or simply recalcitrant 

> Package maintainers must not be allowed to emulate King Canute and attempt
> to hold back the tide of change.


        Kevin Kofler

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