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Re: [Nmh-workers] Re: nmh current development

From: Dan Harkless
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Re: nmh current development
Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 17:33:49 -0700

On May 11, 2005, Bill Wohler <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jon Steinhart <address@hidden> writes:
> > I'm willing to take over
> > releases if need be.  Any time that I've tried to push on this in the
> > past the current maintainer has gotten offended and promised to eventually
> > do something.  We did have a change in maintainer a few years ago, and I
> > get the idea that that person got burned out by the savannah problems.
> > I'll take it over if that's OK with the current maintainer.
> With Savannah, there is no need to "take it over." You probably
> already have commit privileges. I think Ken would consider giving one
> or two others release privileges as well.
> If Ken goes this route, or hands over the reigns to you and you go
> this route, it might be useful to create a nmh Maintainer's Document
> to keep the project managers on the same page.
> I've been keeping up a maintainer's guide for the MH-E project at:
>   http://mh-e.sourceforge.net/doc/devguide.html
> This will be useful if I get hit by a truck and someone else needs to
> figure out what was going on in my mind. I find it invaluable as a
> checklist every time I make a release as well.
> Feel free to use this as a starting point for the nmh project. If you
> do, let me know and I'll give you instructions for getting the Texinfo
> source via CVS or you can grab it yourself via ViewCVS.

Actually, there already is one for nmh, the docs/README.developers file that
I created when I was handling releases.  It definitely needs to be updated,
as it still refers, e.g., to copying the tarball onto mhost.com rather than

Dan Harkless

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