Fwd: Ports with MAINTAINER= perl@FreeBSD.org

wen heping wenheping at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 14:10:16 UTC 2009

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From: wen heping <wenheping at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 9:44 PM
Subject: Re: Ports with MAINTAINER= perl at FreeBSD.org
To: Lars Balker Rasmussen <lars at balker.dk>

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Lars Balker Rasmussen <lars at balker.dk>wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 2:18 AM, Sahil Tandon <sahil at tandon.net> wrote:
> > These ports are maintained by perl at .  I am happy to adopt these ports if
> > perl@ is akin to ports@ in that these ports are up for adoption.  I
> > don't want to step on any toes so I will submit a PR to make the change
> > if there are no objections.
> I'm sure everybody who read this thought "Someone else will answer",
> so it didn't get done.  No, perl@ is not the same as ports at .  It's not
> generally a good idea to have important ports (like p5-Moose) relying
> on a single person or maintainer-timeouts if a sane community is

I think all the committer could help and encourage new volunteer maintain
this perl@ port.

We should pass maintainership back when the new volunteer make some
errors. But now give a chance to the new volunteer, and it is a chance to
FreeBSD too.


> available to handle the job.  Please pass maintainer-ship back to
> perl at .
> (Speaking as the former maintainer of p5-Moose, who helped prove the
> point made above).
> --
> Lars Balker Rasmussen                                        Consult::Perl
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