Number of maintainers vs. number of ports

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Sat May 27 17:03:19 PDT 2006

On Tue, 23 May 2006, Conor McDermottroe wrote:

> On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 09:25:28PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Nevertheless, I'd still like to see more maintaine{rs,d ports}.  We
>> now have a nice document about "what it means to be a maintainer", so
>> I think we should start doing some outreach to bring new people in.
> Perhaps we should encourage users to look at the ports they have
> installed that are unmaintained and think about volunteering to maintain
> them?

Some method of making it easier to build a pkg-plist would help also ... 
unless I've missed it along the way?  I think that that is the part of 
updating ports I maintain that I hate the most, and one reason why I avoid 
ones that install alot of files :(

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