[X-Post] Fedora medical needs package maintainers

Jon Ciesla limb at jcomserv.net
Tue Sep 27 16:47:24 UTC 2011

> Hello all,
> If you've been following the planet[1], you'd know that my GSoC project
> this year was packaging for the Fedora Medical SIG. I packaged quite a
> few of them during the GSoC period[2]. The issue here is that I cannot
> maintain these packages: I do not use them. Are any maintainers here
> interested in these packages? Please apply for co-maintainer-ship if you
> are, and I will hand the packages over to you. I am going to orphan
> these packages in the next few weeks so others can take them over. This
> is the best path to take in the interests of fedora medical in the long
> term.

If it's important to you that these packages stay in Fedora, it would be
better not to orphan them, but to hang onto ownership until someone
requests it, so that they don't get dropped from the distribution in a few


> If you are interested in maintaining these packages but are not a
> sponsored maintainer, please have a look at this link[3]. I will gladly
> mentor anyone who is interested in contributing to fedora as a package
> maintainer.
> [1] http://planet.fedoraproject.org
> [2] http://dodoincfedora.wordpress.com/2011/08/20/fedora-gsoc-report/
> [3]
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_get_sponsored_into_the_packager_group#Become_a_co-maintainer
> --
> Thanks,
> Regards,
> Ankur: "FranciscoD"
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Ankursinha
> http://dodoincfedora.wordpress.com/
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