perl 5.8.3 in ports

Vivek Khera khera at
Wed Mar 24 14:04:21 PST 2004

On Mar 24, 2004, at 4:54 PM, Michael Nottebrock wrote:

>> Personally, I prefer not to be poked at my direct email since I 
>> monitor
>> this list, but I suppose I could email tobez directly, too.
> That's a pretty strange notion - port maintainers need to supply a 
> valid mail
> address for the MAINTAINER field for a reason.

Until you have a very popular port, at which time about 30 seconds 
after the author releases an update you start getting pounded with 
repeated questions of when will it be updated.  At least on ports@ it 
is publicly archived.

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