Ports version upping policy?

Dan Langille dan at langille.org
Tue Apr 12 09:38:21 PDT 2005

On 12 Apr 2005 at 11:34, Mark Linimon wrote:

> On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Dan Langille wrote:
> > "There is no maintainer for this port.  Updates may be delayed."
> Some people could read that to mean that there is still some automatic
> mechanism for the updates, which of course isn't true.
> Perhaps "Updates come from the community"?

What about just "There is no maintainer for this port."?  Or do we 
need to be explicit?

> I'm open to suggestion, but I'll observe that people continually ask
> "what is the schedule to update XYZ port" which indicates a
> misunderstanding of the way things work, and anything that we can
> do to change that misunderstanding is A Good Thing (TM).

I agree.  
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