2010/1/11 Reinhard Tartler <siret...@tauware.de>:
> On Mo, Jan 11, 2010 at 19:41:39 (CET), Harry Rickards wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'm the Debian and Ubuntu package maintainer for LiVES (source package
>> name: lives), a very popular video editing suite, and am thinking
>> about joining the pkg-multimedia-maintainers team (if you'll have
>> me!).
> I've just added you to the alioth team, you should now have write access
> to our packaging branches. Welcome to the team!


>> At the moment I don't use git for a VCS, but I'm planning to start
>> using it for the next version. At
>> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia/DevelopPackaging it says quilt
>> needs to be used for patch management, however at the moment I
>> currently use dpatch. Is this okay, or will I need to change to quilt?
> On our last meeting we agreed that since we are rather short on
> uploaders, we require every package to have a "primary uploader" and
> that he may agree to use another packaging system or even some other
> packaging helper than debhelper. However, most current uploaders prefer
> debhelper and quilt, so that's why that's still recommended in our wiki
> pages.
> I've taken a brief look at lives, and while I haven't used it yet, it
> indeed looks very promising. I'll consider putting me in the Uploaders
> field.

Ok. Am I right in thinking I should put myself in the Uploaders field?
(Sorry for the probably obvious question, I've never packaged in a
team before)

>> If my membership is accepted, I'll change the maintainer field to
>> Debian Multimedia Maintainers
>> <pkg-multimedia-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>. The only patch
>> in LiVES at the moment does not currently have a DEP-3 compliant
>> header, but I'll fix that for the next version.
> excellent!
>> I've joined both the pkg-multimedia-maintainers and
>> pkg-multimedia-commits mailing lists, and are pretty familiar with
>> managing bugs in Debian (I haven't done that much of it, but for some
>> examples look at the closed bugs for lives). I also agree to review
>> other's work. I have an alioth account - username is hrickards-guest.
> excellent as well!
> --
> Gruesse/greetings,
> Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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