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Re: [opensuse] Should cron write in upper or lower case?
On Sat, Oct 06, 2012 at 10:16:57PM +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
Lars Müller wrote:
On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 02:17:42PM +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
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Then you have to stand up and to maintain cron and the required
patches and have to be the default defect owner.

Sure, I don't mind. Where/how do I sign up to be the maintainer of

To get a maintainer of a component depends on how the maintership of the
particular software piece is organized.

As cron has an active maintainer I would expect you contribute and by
this show your comitment and then the current maintainer might share the
position with you.

But this depends on the particular software component. As I've not
worked on cron you must discuss this with the maintainer(s) of the

With Samba for example I would expect some upstream activity and some
active contribution to our packages. With cron this might be different.

I expect it's not this simple as you might have guessed based on my


Lars Müller [ˈlaː(r)z ˈmʏlɐ]
Samba Team + SUSE Labs
SUSE Linux, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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